Do I Have to Give Up Me to Be Loved by You?

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Hazelden Publishing, 2002 - Family & Relationships - 224 pages
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A companion to the best-selling book of the same title, this popular, newly revised workbook helps couples create a deeply satisfying, more intimate relationship. Focusing on the ever-present dynamic of conflict--and the process of working through it--the authors guide couples in getting to the root of recurring disagreements and destructive behaviors.

Self-assessment exercises and couple activities help readers recognize unloving responses, move past fear, identify self-protective and negative beliefs, break down power struggles, and reach out in forgiveness. The principles outlined in this powerful, easy-to-use workbook have helped thousands of couples and families create more loving relationships.

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  • a proven best-seller
  • highly recommended by marriage therapists
  • includes exercises for couples to explore core beliefs and values

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From Conflict to Caring
Our Personal Odyssey
Introduction to the Exercises
Loving Behavior
Basic Learning Skills
Moving Out of Protection
Protections and Consequences
Acknowledging and Respecting Fear
Continuing the Process
Inner Bonding
About the Authors

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Dr. Jordan Paul is a fulfillment coach, psychotherapist, college professor, author, business consultant, and motivational speaker. Dr. Paul has co-authored four books, including the national best seller Do I Have to Give Up Me to Be Loved By You? In addition, he is a contributing author to Community Building: Renewing Spirit Learning in Busyness'. Paul's latest book The Heart of the Matter: Achieving true personal power, illuminates new and practical ideas for bringing fulfillment into all areas of life.Jordan Paul is a nationally known expert in conflict resolution and has created and taught workshops in conflict resolution since 1975.He was President of Effective Communities International, a consulting and training company. In Effective Communities International, Dr. Paul brought together a multi-talented group of highly skilled professionals to develop programs that taught the leadership skills necessary for building effective communities in business, education, religion, and family. The focus of ECI programs was on teaching leaders how to respond to differences with the behaviors that build trust. ECI worked with Community Leadership Programs in various cities throughout the United States, developing programs with Marin Interfaith Council, and Episcopal Churches in Northern California, and consulting with many businesses, including Xerox and 3M.Dr. Paul is a very popular motivational speaker who has spoken to a wide range of organizations from the World Business Academy and the Million Dollar Round Table to professional associations, substance abuse clinics and hospitals, and a wide variety of spiritual and religious groups. Jordan has presented staff and professional training's for many organizations including:DuPont Corporation; California Association of Marriage and Family Counselors; National Association of Social Workers; and Catholic Marriage Encounter. He has appeared on numerous radio and television shows including Donahue, Oprah and Sonya Live as a guest expert, and on the ABC radio network as a talk show host.

Margaret Paul, Ph.D., is the co-creator of Inner Bonding, a transformational six-step spiritual healing process. She is a best-selling author, noted public speaker, workshop leader, chaplain, educator, humanitarian, consultant, and Inner Bonding facilitator. She has been leading groups, teaching classes and workshops, and working with individuals, couples, partnerships and businesses since 1973. Margaret is passionate about evolving and teaching the process of Inner Bonding.Margaret is the co-author of Do I Have To Give Up Me To Be Loved By You? (over 400,000 copies sold), Free to Love, Do I Have To Give Up Me To Be Loved By My Kids?, Do I Have To Give Up Me To Be Loved By You ?The Workbook, Healing Your Aloneness, The Healing Your Aloneness Workbook, and author of Inner Bonding and recently released, Do I Have To Give Up Me To Be Loved By God? Her books have been translated into ten languages: German, Italian, Danish, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Dutch and Hungarian. Healing Your Aloneness and The Healing Your Aloneness Workbook are best sellers in Germany.Margaret has three grown children. In her spare time she is an artist.

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