Marriage Rules: A Manual for the Married and the Coupled Up (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Jan 5, 2012 - Family & Relationships - 288 pages
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Coupling up is complicated—Dr. Harriet Lerner’s marriage rules are not.

This marriage book provides couple’s therapy in a unique format perfect for today’s world. The renowned author of The Dance of Anger gives readers more than one hundred rules that cover all the hot spots in long-term relationships.

Marriage Rules offers new relationship advice to age-old problems (“He won’t talk”/“She doesn’t want sex”) as well as modern ones (your partner’s relationship to technology). If one person in a couple follows ten rules of his or her choice, it will generate a major, positive change. All that’s required is a genuine wish for a better relationship and a willingness to practice.

Marriage Rules is a treasure chest of lively, practical advice to help you navigate your relationships issues with clarity, courage, and joyous conviction.
  

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Lots of excellent advice on a lot of topics. - LibraryThing
Very succinct and easy to read. - LibraryThing
Chapters were short and, of course, easy to read. - LibraryThing

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I kind of abandoned this midway through... Not that I won't come back to it at some point but I sort of lost interest in it for the time being. I appreciate some of the advice that's in here ("be less ... Read full review

Contents

AUTHORS NOTE
INTRODUCTIONIT SHOULDNT BE THAT COMPLICATED
ONEWARM THINGS UP
TWODIAL DOWN THE CRITICISM
THREEOVERCOME YOUR LDDListening Deficit Disorder                  
HOW TO CONNECT WITH A DISTANT PARTNER
FIVEFIGHT FAIR
SIXFORGET ABOUT NORMAL SEX
KEEP YOUR BEARINGS AFTER CHILDREN ARRIVE
EIGHTKNOW YOUR BOTTOM LINE
NINEHELP YOUR MARRIAGE SURVIVE STEPKIDS
THE ROYAL ROAD TO A REMARKABLE MARRIAGE
EPILOGUEI PROMISE YOU THIS
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
INDEX
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About the author (2012)

Harriet Lerner, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist whose many acclaimed books have topped six million copies in combined sales. She is a dynamic, sought-after speaker who has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, CNN, and NPR, and she hosts The Dance of Connection blog on psychologytoday.com.

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