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

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St. Martin's Press, 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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Okay Its Hot All Your Parents Fault
Personality or How You Became You
Digging Into Your Unconscious Mind
Chemistry Lessons
The Life Cycle of the Relationship
The Relationship Stress Test
Getting What You Want and Wanting What Youve Got
Katzs Rules of Engagement
Your CPU in the ICU Couples Therapy Demystified
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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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