Divorce Busting: A Step-By-Step Approach to Making Your Marriage Loving Again

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Simon and Schuster, 1993 - Family & Relationships - 252 pages
In this groundbreaking book, Michele Weiner-Davis gives straightforward, effective advice on preventing divorce and how couples can stay together instead of coming apart.

Using case histories to illustrate her marriage-enriching, divorce-preventing techniques, which can be used even if only one partner participates, Weiner-Davis shows readers:

* How to leave the past behind and set attainable goals
* Strategies for identifying problem-solving behavior that works—and how to make changes last
* "Uncommon-sense" methods for breaking unproductive patterns

Inspirational and accessible, Divorce Busting shows readers in pain that working it out is better than getting out.
 

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Divorce busting: a revolutionary and rapid program for staying together

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With a 50 percent divorce rate in the United States, this is a welcome guide to keeping marriages intact. Weiner-Davis employs solution-oriented brief therapy (SBT) to solve immediate marriage ... Read full review

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This book was the catalyst to my own self-improvement. Although we still decided to end our marriage, this author helped to guide me toward a successful relationship and marriage with my current wife. Do not miss this book!

Contents

Love the One Youre With l
11
PART ONE
23
Illusions Leading to Dissolutions
37
What SolutionOriented Brief Therapy
65
PART TWO
97
Making a Habit of It Identifying
117
Breaking the Habit Interrupting
141
Make Yourself Happy for a Change
185
PART THREE
203
Is Working on My Marriage Working?
218
Parting Words
231
Recommended Reading
239
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Michele Weiner-Davis, M.S.W., is a therapist in private practice specializing in Solution-Oriented Brief Therapy. Her highly acclaimed workshops have earned her national recognition. She lives with her husband and two children in Illinois.

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