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Rekindling Romance for Dummies. (For Dummies)

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Publisher Comments:

“Her energy level is higher than a charged particle.”

People

“Her manner is down-to-earth and reassuring.... She tries to make people feel better, value themselves, trust their instincts.”

Ladies’ Home Journal

In today’s world of instant gratification people have lost the knack for keeping romance alive. Rather than take the time to rekindle the flame that once burned so brightly, we let the fire die out, thinking we’ll find something more lasting with someone else. Often, the result is that we find ourselves repeating the same pattern over and over again or giving up on romance altogether. But true romance never really dies it only goes into hibernation, waiting for somebody to wake it up.

Are you bored with your relationship? Does your love life seem routine? Don’t throw in the towel! Let “Americas star sexologist” (TV Guide), Dr. Ruth Westheimer shows you how to inspire a romantic Renaissance in your relationship. With the help of self-exams and easy exercises, she shows you how to:

  • Rate the romance in your relationship
  • Renew respect and commitment
  • Spice up your sex life
  • Find time for Romance in everyday situations
  • Plan a romantic getaway

Full of straight-talk about real-life relationship issues and peppered with helpful and inspiring anecdotes from her years couples counseling, Rekindling Romance For Dummies helps you:

  • Find the sources of stress in your relationship and address them constructively
  • Discover the importance of communication in overcoming potential sore spots
  • Understand the roles that conflict and mutual respect play in a successful relationship
  • Use proven techniques for strengthening your relationship, including renewal ceremonies, romantic escapes, and more
  • Overcome boredom and insecurity in the bedroom and supercharge your sex-life together, well into your golden years
  • Work through common stresses that can afflict romance, including financial conflict, pregnancy, and childrearing
  • Recognize how common medical problems can impact the state of your relationship and know when to seek professional help

Don’t let a good thing fade away. Let Dr. Ruth show you how to “embrace the art of romance” and keep the fire burning in your relationship.

Synopsis:

America's best-known sex expert shows how to add pizzazz to any relationship. From rethinking your approach to sex and winning your mate all over again to mastering the art of romance, this book provides real-life advice for couples who want to bring excitement and romance back into their lives.

Synopsis:

Put the pizzazz back in your relationship!

Inspire a romantic revival with tips from Dr. Ruth

Let Dr. Ruth show you how to fall in love all over again

Are you bored with your relationship? Does your love life seems routine? Don't worry, you can get out of your rut! In this friendly guide, Dr. Ruth shows you how to "embrace the art of romance" — from renewing your vows and orchestrating a romantic getaway to seizing everyday opportunities for romance and adding a little zing to your sex life.

Discover how to:

Rate the romance in your relaitonship

Renew respect and commitment

Spice up your sex life

Find time for romance in everyday situations

Plan a romantic getaway

Praise for Dr. Ruth

"Her energy level is higher than that of a charged particle."—People

"Dr. Ruth writes the way she talks — enthusiastically, nonjudgmentally, and informatively."—Booklist

"Her manner is down-to-earth and reassuring...She tries to make people feel better, value themselves, trust their instincts."—Ladies' Home Journal

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About the Author

Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer, a practicing therapist and adjunct professor at New York University, has written 18 books and appears frequently in the media. Pierre Lehu has been Dr. Ruth's "Minister of Communications" since 1981.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

PART I: HOW TO WIN YOUR MATE ALL OVER AGAIN.

Chapter 1: How Does Your Relationship Rate? A Self-Assessment.

Chapter 2: Say It and Show It: Improving Communications.

Chapter 3: Conquering Conflict.

Chapter 4: Renewing Respect.

PART II: INSPIRING A ROMANTIC REVIVAL.

Chapter 5: The Art of Romance: Keeping Love Fresh.

Chapter 6: Taking Commitment to a Higher Level.

Chapter 7: Renewing Your Marriage Vows.

Chapter 8: Getting Away from It All: Romantic Getaways.

PART III: HEATING UP YOUR SEX LIFE.

Chapter 9: Rethinking Your Approach to Sex.

Chapter 10: Feeling Attractive: Be Sexy, You're Worth It.

Chapter 11: Let's Get Physical: Excercises to Improve Your Sex Life.

Chapter 12: Great Sex in Your Senior Years.

PART IV: ROMANCING REAL LIFE.

Chapter 13: Finding the Romance in Pregnancy.

Chapter 14: Managing Romance with Parenthood: From Infants to Teens.

Chapter 15: Heating Up the Empty Nest.

Chapter 16: Working Too Hard for Romance?

Chapter 17: Romancing Financial Difficulties.

Chapter 18: Rescuing Romance from Life's Hardships.

PART V: TROUBLESHOOTING YOUR LOVE LIFE.

Chapter 19: Navigating Common Traps and Pitfalls: TV to the Internet.

Chapter 20: When the Two of You Can't Make It Alone: Going for Therapy.

Chapter 21: Medical Matters: When You May Need to See a Doctor.

PART IV: THE PARTS OF TENS.

Chapter 22: Ten Romantic Getaways Sure to Create a Spark.

Chapter 23: Ten Great Ways to Date Your Mate.

Chapter 24: Ten New Twists on Your Everyday Sex Life.

Chapter 25: Ten Romantic Web Sites.

Index.

Book Registration Information.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764553035
Editor:
Collins, Stacy
With:
Lehu, Pierre A.
Editor:
Collins, Stacy
Author:
Pierre A. Le
Author:
Westheimer
Author:
Westheimer, Dr. Ruth K.
Author:
Westheimer, Ruth K.
Author:
Hu
Author:
Lehu, Pierre A.
Publisher:
For Dummies
Location:
Foster City, CA
Subject:
Interpersonal Relations
Subject:
Sexuality
Subject:
Love
Subject:
Love & Romance
Subject:
Man-woman relationships
Subject:
Sex instruction
Subject:
Interpersonal relationships
Subject:
Sexual excitement
Subject:
Intimacy.
Subject:
Sexual Instruction
Subject:
Relationships
Subject:
Self-Help/Relationships
Copyright:
Edition Description:
WebSite Associated w/Book
Series:
For Dummies (Lifestyles)
Series Volume:
106-824
Publication Date:
December 2000
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
335
Dimensions:
9.33x7.47x.76 in. 1.35 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , America's best-known sex expert shows how to add pizzazz to any relationship. From rethinking your approach to sex and winning your mate all over again to mastering the art of romance, this book provides real-life advice for couples who want to bring excitement and romance back into their lives.
"Synopsis" by , Put the pizzazz back in your relationship!

Inspire a romantic revival with tips from Dr. Ruth

Let Dr. Ruth show you how to fall in love all over again

Are you bored with your relationship? Does your love life seems routine? Don't worry, you can get out of your rut! In this friendly guide, Dr. Ruth shows you how to "embrace the art of romance" — from renewing your vows and orchestrating a romantic getaway to seizing everyday opportunities for romance and adding a little zing to your sex life.

Discover how to:

Rate the romance in your relaitonship

Renew respect and commitment

Spice up your sex life

Find time for romance in everyday situations

Plan a romantic getaway

Praise for Dr. Ruth

"Her energy level is higher than that of a charged particle."—People

"Dr. Ruth writes the way she talks — enthusiastically, nonjudgmentally, and informatively."—Booklist

"Her manner is down-to-earth and reassuring...She tries to make people feel better, value themselves, trust their instincts."—Ladies' Home Journal

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