His Needs, Her Needs for Parents: Keeping Romance Alive (Google eBook)

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Revell, May 1, 2010 - Family & Relationships - 256 pages
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Children add a unique strain on a couple's time and relationship, yet they desperately need parents who love each other. That's why, according to Dr. Willard Harley, one of the most important things parents can do for their kids is keep their marriage healthy. His Needs, Her Needs for Parents, now available in trade paper, helps them do just that.
Following the pattern of the bestselling His Needs, Her Needs, this book guides both new and seasoned parents through the whys and hows of sustaining romance in a marriage. It also offers specific, practical steps on spending quality time as a couple, deciding on child-training methods, dividing domestic responsibilities, and even handling kids with ADHD and intrusive in-laws. His Needs, Her Needs for Parents helps couples maintain their love for each other and raise happy and successful children at the
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Review: His Needs, Her Needs for Parents: Keeping Romance Alive

User Review  - Brian Chilton - Goodreads

This book needs to be read by all couples. While there are some elements of the book that find disagreement with this reviewer, the needs expressed by most men and women are spot on. Read full review

Review: His Needs, Her Needs for Parents: Keeping Romance Alive

User Review  - Julie - Goodreads

Helpful although not completely realistic--we're not going to have 15 hours of undivided couple time attention in a week, and enthusiastic agreement concept is interesting but how to get there? Read full review

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Contents

And Then There Were Three Are Children a Threat to Your Marriage?
6
Just between You and Me Intimate Emotional Needs
30
Love Takes Time The Policy of Undivided Attention
48
Declaration of Interdependence The Policy of Joint Agreement
86
His Work Her Work How to Divide Domestic Responsibilities
156
Parenting Takes Time How to Be a Committed Mom and Dad
172
Love Is Fragile Handle with Care For Lovers Who Are Parents
230
Time for Undivided Attention Work Sheet
246
Hours of Undivided Attention
247
Index
248
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About the author (2010)

Willard F. Harley, Jr. is a nationally acclaimed clinical psychologist, marriage counselor, and bestselling author. His popular website, www.marriagebuilders.com, offers practical solutions to almost any marital problem. Dr. Harley and his wife, Joyce, host a three-hour live radio call-in show called Marriage Builders Radio and Marriage Builders Weekends across the country. They live in Minnesota.

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