Make Up, Don't Break Up: Finding and Keeping Love for Singles and Couples

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Adams Media, Feb 18, 2010 - Family & Relationships - 384 pages
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Falling in love is easy; staying in love is hard. If you've ever yearned for a connection, wanted more intimacy in your relationship, or worried that you and your partner are falling out of love, internationally acclaimed therapist Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil is here to help.

In her new edition of Make Up, Don't Break Up, love expert Dr. Bonnie offers her cutting-edge yet heartfelt advice on how relationships work, and how yours can work better. She walks you through the many stages of a relationship's connections and disconnections so that you will be able to reconnect and solidify your relationship.

With new chapters on male intimacy and long-distance relationships, Make Up, Don't Break Up teaches you how to find the love you've been seeking and make the commitment last. Her groundbreaking communication skills will have men listening and talking rather than shutting down and walking away. It'll show you how to fix your relationship so you can make it, not break it.

Dr. Bonnie knows how to make a relationship last. Her valuable Smart Heart Skills have helped a phenomenal 98 percent of the couples she's worked with to stay together. And with this new edition and companion DVD, you will receive that same guidance and opportunity for lasting love.

 

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Just be careful with this one -- it kind of screws with your head and makes you all confused about what to do. There's some good advice in here, if you're mature and wise enough to really get what she ... Read full review

Make Up Don't Break Up

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New York magazine named Weil one of New York City's top therapists; she has been featured on many TV shows, published her work in many magazines, and written a best seller, Adultery: The Forgivable ... Read full review

Contents

Are You a Pursuer or a Distancer?
9
The Eight Stages of Relationships
39
Connection Disconnection and Reconnection
57
The DistancerPursuer Dance
63
Dancing with Your Crucible
81
Why Intimacy Is Hard to Achieve
89
Why Relationships Stop Before They Start
111
Shifting Gears
135
Getting Past the Third Date
229
Why BreakUp?
251
How to Give Your Relationship
258
HowtoDecideIfItsTimetoGoBack
289
Repairing the Damage
301
Restoring the Magic
317
part five
329
Suspecting Admitting and Forgiving Adultery
337

Fighting Fair
141
PotholesontheRoadtoLove
185
Connecting on the First Date
195
HowtoReconnectfortheSecondDate
213
IDidItSoCanYou
347
Bibliography
355
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Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil is one of America's best-known relationship experts. She has appeared on the Today show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The View, and Good Morning America. Dr. Bonnie's work has been featured in USA Today, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, and the New York Times.

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