Marriage Rules

Marriage Rules

A Manual for the Married and the Coupled up

Book - 2012
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Coupling up is complicated - Dr. Harriet Lerner's marriage rules are not.

Following a unique format perfect for today's world, the renowned author of The Dance of Anger gives us more than one hundred rules that cover all the hot spots in long-term relationships. It's a go-to guide brimming with Lerner's signature clarity, wit, and warmth.

Couples today operate in a time famine. One or both parties are likely to be hit by one stress after another, and marriage is the first thing to suffer. Here are memorable, easy-to-grasp rules to remind readers of their own good common sense-or to help them get off automatic pilot and do something different.

Marriage Rules offers new solutions to age-old problems ('He won't talk' or 'She doesn't want sex') as well as modern ones (your partner's relationship to technology). You'll also learn how to-

Calm things down and warm them up Talk straight and fight fair Listen well as a spiritual practice Connect with a distant partner Survive the unique challenges of children, stepchildren and difficult- laws Follow a twelve-step program to overcome defensiveness Know how and when to draw the line Take back your marriage when things fall apart

So here it is-a treasure chest of lively, practical advice to help you navigate your relationship with clarity, courage, and joyous conviction.

Publisher: New York : Gotham Books, c2012
ISBN: 9781592406913
9781592407453
Branch Call Number: 306.872 LER 2012 23
Characteristics: xv, 271 p

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Cookielover Mar 08, 2012

Interesting at the beginning but tends to be repetative as the book continues. Some good tips are in this book though but most of it is common sense.

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