Actually, It Is Your Parents' Fault: Why Your Romantic Relationship Isn't Working, and How to Fix It

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Macmillan, Feb 20, 2007 - Family & Relationships - 288 pages
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Bestselling author Philip Van Munching and psychotherapist Dr. Bernie Katz team up to show readers

* how even our earliest childhood experiences dictate our relationship choices,

* how the unconscious elements of our personalities both attract and repel the people we become romantically involved with (often at the same time!)

*why breaking up is hard to do

* how to use this insight to fix their relationships

Dr. Katz's 25+ years of experience as a couples therapist informs this book, while Van Munching's solid sense of humor and conversational style brings readers a relationship book that is warm, funny, fascinating and readable.

 

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Coauthors Van Munching (Beer Blast ) and psychologist Katz assume that our relationships with our parents (particularly our mothers) shape our personalities and unconscious almost completely. The ... Read full review

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Contents

Okay Its Hot All Your Parents Fault
1
Personality or How You Became You
9
Digging Into Your Unconscious Mind
39
Chemistry Lessons
75
The Life Cycle of the Relationship
105
The Relationship Stress Test
141
Getting What You Want and Wanting What Youve Got
183
Katzs Rules of Engagement
203
Your CPU in the ICU Couples Therapy Demystified
243
The Book of Love Readers Digest Edition
261
Acknowledgments
267
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About the author (2007)

PHILIP VAN MUNCHING is also the author of Beer Blast. He writes the "Devil's Adman" column for Brandweek, and has written many other publications. He lives in Manhattan.
BERNIE KATZ, PH.D. is in private practice on Long Island, New York. He was previously the co-host of a live daily television show, "State of Mind", on the America's Talking cable network. He lives in Plainview, New York.

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