Permanent Partners: Building Gay & Lesbian Relationships that Last

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Plume, 2004 - Social Science - 350 pages
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Today, more than ever before, gay and lesbian couples want long-lasting, fulfilling, happy relationships. But in order to accomplish this, the notion of "partnership" itself must be radically reinvented. Gay men and lesbians must learn to imbue relationships with the same importance that their heterosexual counterparts do--in a society that still offers none of the same support. This book, written by a psychotherapist who specializes in working with lesbian and gay male couples, offers clear, compassionate advice and counseling on the internal and external problems faced by two men or two women as they create a life together. Warmly supportive, Dr. Betty Berzon draws on real-life examples from her professional practice and her own long-term partnership to help couples improve communication, "fight fair," resolve conflicts, and affirm both their love and their commitment in a relationship that works today, tomorrow, and forever.--From publisher description.

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Permanent partners: building gay & lesbian relationships that last

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Berzon's experience as a psychotherapist in the homosexual community for over 16 years most definitely shows in her practical and compassionate advice on ways to strengthen same-sex relationships ... Read full review

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Betty's book touches on the importance of permanent partnerships as well as the practicals of many partnerships, such as money and dealing with our own personal histories and internalized homophobia. Read full review

Contents

ABOUT US
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ITS TIME FOR A CHANGE
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BUILDING COMPATIBILITY
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