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Publisher's Summary

Following a unique format perfect for today’s world, the renowned author of The Dance of Anger gives us more than 100 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 with 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
Get a grip on intensity and “over talking”
Connect with a distant partner
Survive the unique challenges of children, stepchildren, and difficult in-laws
Follow a 12-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.
©2012 Harriet Lerner (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
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5 out of 5 stars
By Melinda on 02-13-12

an excellent read!

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I'm a mental health professional - I've already bought 4 copies and lent them to clients and recommended to almost every client that they get it and listen to it or read it!

What did you like best about this story?

Simple, easy to read - and is consciousness raising!

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5 out of 5 stars
By J. Ryan on 02-21-15

Very helpful advice for relationship issues

I really like Harriet Lerner's way of breaking relationship issues into chapters and that way you can listen to her helpful advice regarding the issue you may be struggling through at the time. She's like a really helpful friend.

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