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.
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No. Natalie's voice makes me want to gouge my eyes out. Maybe Harriet gets deeper, but I just couldn't stand that voice and the oversimplified
No - in this case one bad apple can't spoil a whole barrel.
If I need motivation to end my life.
Desire to get my credits back.
Thanks for allowing me the opportunity to save others.
- Denise Ryan
I wish the author would not have so many religious references. For those of us who are not practicing Christians, it is distracting and annoying.