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

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Adams Media, Jan 1, 1997 - Psychology - 448 pages
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Dr. Weil reveals the real reason so many relationships fail, and shows how to side-step the traps and pitfalls that stop relationships (including marriage) before they start.
 

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Contents

Challenges to a Lasting Relationship
3
Are You a Pursuer or a Distancer?
11
Developmental Stages and Relationship Patterns
28
The Eight Stages of Relationships
44
Connection Disconnection and Reconnection
66
The DistancerPursuer Dance
73
Why Intimacy Is Hard to Achieve
93
Smart Heart Skills Shake Up to Make Up
117
How to Reconnect for the Second Date
249
Getting Past the Third Date
270
Break Up to Make Up
291
Why Break Up?
293
How to Give Your Relationship a Brush with Death
303
How to Decide if Its Time to Go Back
339
Repairing the Damage
354
Restoring the Magic
375

Why Relationships Stop Before They Start
119
Shifting Gears
148
Fighting Fair
155
Reconnecting with Your Family Going Home Again
180
Getting Past the Third Date Shake it Dont Break it
211
Potholes on the Road to Love
213
Connecting on the First Date
226
Relationships at Risk Shake Up to Wake Up
391
Understanding Adultery
393
What to Do if You Suspect Adultery
400
Conclusion I Did It So Can You
413
Bibliography
420
Index
422
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About the author (1997)

Harville Hendrix, Ph.D., has more than thirty-five years of experience as an educator and therapist. He specializes in working with couples in private practice, teaching marital therapy to therapists, and conducting couples workshops across the country. Dr. Hendrix is the co-founder with his wife, Helen Lakelly Hunt, and president of the Institute for Imago Relationship Therapy, based in Winter Park, Florida.

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