Survival Strategies for Couples: A Self-help Book

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Prometheus Books, 1986 - Family & Relationships - 231 pages
Survival Strategies for Couples gives you an insight into the complexities of intimate relationships. Through vivid portrayals of real-life problem situations that couples face, it also gives clear, concise, effective strategies for you and your partner to use in resolving troubled areas in your relationship, so you can survive and grow as a couple.

Dr. John Wright also examines myths and beliefs that seriously reduce the chances of couple survival. He offers constructive alternatives to the destructive reaction patterns that are based on erroneous concepts of interpersonal relationships. A series of self-tests helps you to create your personal couple survival profile.

The couple survival strategies Dr. Wright presents involve effective communication, expression of love and sexual intimacy, becoming effective problem-solvers, developing the fine art of negotiating a compromise, learning techniques of constructive arguing, handling the division of work, and coping with separation. There is a frank discussion of the pros and cons of open marriage.

With the help of this book, you and your partner can change negative behavior patterns and replace them with constructive couple survival strategies.

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Contents

So You Want Your Relationship to Survive
9
Why Are Intimate Relationships So Difficult?
19
Understanding Love
26
Copyright

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About the author (1986)

Epling began is writing career in 1960 with a workon the history of the Baptist Church, called the Baptist Triumph.

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