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Relationships: A Mess Worth Making
Relationships: A Mess Worth Making
Tim S. Lane. Hope for messy, conflict-ridden relationships. Your best friend is suddenly cool and distant. Your spouse can t stop complaining about your bad habits. Your son refuses to talk to you. What are you supposed to do? Plans A, B, and C might be to shut down, lash out, or get out...

How to Be an Adult in Relationships: The Five Keys to Mindful Loving
How to Be an Adult in Relationships: The Five Keys to Mindful Loving
David Richo. "Most people think of love as a feeling," says David Richo, "but love is not so much a feeling as a way of being present. " In this book, Richo offers a fresh perspective on love and relationships—one that focuses not on finding an ideal mate, but on becoming a more loving and realistic person...

I Hear You: The Surprisingly Simple Skill Behind Extraordinary Relationships
I Hear You: The Surprisingly Simple Skill Behind Extraordinary Relationships
Michael S. Sorensen. What if making one tweak to your day-to-day conversations could immediately improve every relationship in your life? In this 3-hour, conversational read, you’ll discover the whats, whys, and hows of one of the most valuable (yet surprisingly little-known) communication skills—validation...

When the Past Is Present: Healing the Emotional Wounds that Sabotage our Relationships
When the Past Is Present: Healing the Emotional Wounds that Sabotage our Relationships
David Richo. In this book, psychotherapist David Richo explores how we replay the past in our present-day relationships—and how we can free ourselves from this destructive pattern. We all have a tendency to transfer potent feelings, needs, expectations, and beliefs from childhood or from former relationships onto...

The Relationship Cure: A 5 Step Guide to Strengthening Your Marriage, Family, and Friendships
The Relationship Cure: A 5 Step Guide to Strengthening Your Marriage, Family, and Friendships
John Gottman. From the country’s foremost relationship expert and New York Times bestselling author Dr. John M. Gottman comes a powerful, simple five-step program, based on twenty years of innovative research, for greatly improving all of the relationships in your life—with spouses and lovers, children, siblings,...

Communication Miracles for Couples: Easy and Effective Tools to Create More Love and Less Conflict
Communication Miracles for Couples: Easy and Effective Tools to Create More Love and Less Conflict
Jonathan Robinson. Create lasting harmony and keep love alive with psychotherapist and bestselling author Jonathan Robinson's powerful and simple methods for effective couples' communication. For anyone who wants to enhance their relationship by learning to communicate with less blame and more understanding Communication...

Relationship Rescue: A Seven-Step Strategy for Reconnecting with Your Partner
Relationship Rescue: A Seven-Step Strategy for Reconnecting with Your Partner
Phillip C. McGraw. Relationship Rescue: A Seven-Step Strategy for Reconnecting with Your Partner

Couple Skills: Making Your Relationship Work
Couple Skills: Making Your Relationship Work
Matthew McKay PhD. Love takes work, but, when it comes to relationships, it pays to work smarter. Couple Skills, Second Edition, revised and updated from the therapist-recommended classic, will show you how to work smarter in your relationship...

EVOLUTIONARY RELATIONSHIPS: Unleashing The Power Of Mutual Awakening
EVOLUTIONARY RELATIONSHIPS: Unleashing The Power Of Mutual Awakening
Patricia Albere. For millennia, spirituality has been a deeply personal pursuit - monks on mountaintops and yogis in caves. But the world is more social than ever, and interconnectedness is transforming everything, from our family lives to work...

4 Essential Keys to Effective Communication in Love, Life, Work--Anywhere!: Including the
4 Essential Keys to Effective Communication in Love, Life, Work--Anywhere!: Including the "12-Day Communication Challenge!"
Bento C. Leal III. SPECIAL 2-FOR-1 DEAL: Buy the Paperback and download the Kindle version for FREE! - Would you like to enhance your communication skills to grow and strengthen all your relationships? If so, this book is for you...

The Verbally Abusive Relationship, Expanded Third Edition: How to recognize it and how to respond
The Verbally Abusive Relationship, Expanded Third Edition: How to recognize it and how to respond
Patricia Evans. In this fully expanded and updated third edition of the bestselling classic, you learn why verbal abuse is more widespread than ever, and how you can deal with it. You'll get more of the answers you need to recognize abuse when it happens, respond to abusers safely and appropriately, and most important,...

Relationships 101 (101 Series)
Relationships 101 (101 Series)
John C. Maxwell. Great leaders understand that their team is only as strong as its weakest link.

Perfect Love, Imperfect Relationships: Healing the Wound of the Heart
Perfect Love, Imperfect Relationships: Healing the Wound of the Heart
John Welwood. While most of us have moments of loving freely and openly, it is often hard to sustain this where it matters most—in our intimate relationships. Why, if love is so great and powerful, are human relationships so challenging and difficult? If love is the source of happiness and joy, why is it so...

The Relationship Principles of Jesus
The Relationship Principles of Jesus
Tom Holladay. What would you give to radically improve, even transform, what matters most in your relationships?How about forty days of your time?In forty days, bring new depth and health to your marriage, your family, and your friendships...

The DNA of Relationships
The DNA of Relationships
Gary Smalley. “Life is relationships; the rest is just details. ” We are designed for relationships, yet they often bring us pain. In this paradigm-shifting book, Dr. Gary Smalley unravels the DNA of relationships: We are made for three great relationships―with God, others, and ourselves―and all relationships...

For Mothers of Difficult Daughters; How to Enrich and Repair the Relationship in Adulthood Charney Herst. The first mother-daughter book for mothers, featuring a new Afterword and a Reading Group Discussion Guide - ¸         Do you long for a better relationship with your daughter? ¸         Do you occasionally feel as though you have failed as a mother? ¸         Do you blame...

The Emotionally Abusive Relationship: How to Stop Being Abused and How to Stop Abusing Beverly Engel. "Engel doesn't just describe-she shows us the way out. " -Susan Forward, author of Emotional Blackmail Praise for the emotionally abusive relationship "In this book, Beverly Engel clearly and with caring offers step-by-step strategies to stop emotional abuse...

Mindful Relationship Habits: 25 Practices for Couples to Enhance Intimacy, Nurture Closeness, and Grow a Deeper Connection S.J. Scott. Feel disconnected from your spouse or partner? Struggle to keep your relationship fresh? Worried that everything will end in heartbreak? It's easy to fall in love. The challenging part is keeping that spark alive while you and your partner deal with "the real world...

Rebuilding: When Your Relationship Ends Bruce Fisher EdD. In print for thirty-five years, Rebuilding is the number one trusted resource on divorce recovery. Now, this classic self-help book is available in an updated fourth edition, featuring a new introduction by coauthor Robert Alberti...

I Love You But I Don't Trust You: The Complete Guide to Restoring Trust in Your Relationship Mira Kirshenbaum. Is my relationship worth saving? Will the trust ever come back? How can things be good between us again? - Whether broken trust is due to daily dishonesties, a monumental betrayal, or even a history of hurts from the past, it can put a relationship at risk...

Get Better: 15 Proven Practices to Build Effective Relationships at Work Todd Davis. A practical guide for anyone looking to create a competitive advantage in any size and type of organization by building effective relationships—from the performance improvement experts at FranklinCovey...

The Emotionally Destructive Relationship: Seeing It, Stopping It, Surviving It Leslie Vernick. Leslie Vernick, counselor and social worker, has witnessed the devastating effects of emotional abuse. Many, including many in the church, have not addressed this form of destruction in families and relationships because it is difficult to talk about...

Marriages, Families, and Relationships: Making Choices in a Diverse Society Mary Ann Lamanna. This best-selling text on marriages, families, and relationships combines an authoritative, yet applied approach with a theme that is especially relevant today: making choices in a diverse society. A balance of various theoretical perspectives along with many examples helps readers understand how people...

The Relationship Handbook: A Simple Guide to Satisfying Relationships - Anniversary Edition Dr. George Pransky Ph.D.. Unlike most relationship counselors, Dr. Pransky doesn't recommend "working" on a relationship. In this book he challenges everything you thought you knew about how to be happy with your partner. Each chapter exposes a popular, but destructive, misconception about relationships and provides a new...

7: To Date a Man, You Must Understand a Man: The Keys to Catch a Great Guy (Dating and Relationship Advice for Women) (Volume 7) Gregg Michaelsen. To Date a Man, You Must Understand a Man: The Keys to Catch a Great GuyFinally, The JEWEL and the companion book to compliment of all my best sellers! This dating advice for women book gives you the blueprint to the male mind so YOU can get what you want from a man and NOT the other way around...

Five-Minute Relationship Repair: Quickly Heal Upsets, Deepen Intimacy, and Use Differences to Strengthen Love Ph.D. Susan Campbell. The Tool Kit No Relationship Should Be Without - Long-term happiness in love depends on a couple’s ability to repair the inevitable rifts and differences, large and small, that occur in any relationship...

Untangling Relationships Pat Springle. Untangling Relationships: A Christian Perspective on Codependency helps identify the painful effects of codependency, which can be defined as the compulsion to help everyone and to fix everything. Perhaps Untangling Relationships can help you as well...

Love Is A Verb - 30 Days To Improving Your Relationship Communication: Learn How To Nurture A Deeper Love By Mastering The Art of Heart-To-Heart Relationship Communication Simeon Lindstrom. Have you ever noticed how often people say they wish they could "find" love? . . . As if love were something beautiful to just stumble upon on the side of the road. Yet when you speak to happily married couples, especially those that have been married for decades, they never ascribe their success...

Why Don't We Listen Better? Communicating & Connecting in Relationships 2nd Edition James C. Petersen D.Min. L.P.C.. You can listen your way to better relationships. This often humorous book, loaded with practical tips, examples, and techniques, will bail you out of touchy situations. Dr. Jim Petersen's powerfully intuitive yet tongue-in-cheek Flat Brain Theory shows how and why we get upset and confused and what...

The Relationship Fix: Dr. Jenn's 6-Step Guide to Improving Communication, Connection & Intimacy Dr. Jenn Mann. Relationships aren't easy, even the good ones.  If you are on the verge of a divorce or break-up, in a great relationship, but want to take it to the next level, or single and want to make sure your next relationship is better, this book is for you...

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