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Fighting for Your Marriage: Positive Steps for Preventing Divorce and Preserving a Lasting Love

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Publisher Comments:

You've seen the authors on Oprah, 20/20, 48 Hours, BBC, and CNN and read about their work with couples in Reader's Digest, The New York Times, USA Today, The Washington Times, The Wall Street Journal, The London Times, Redbook, Psychology Today, Modern Bride, Ladies Home Journal, Woman's Day, New Woman, and McCall's.

Now, read Fighting for Your Marriage and see what all the excitement is about.

This new and revised edition of Fighting for Your Marriage is based on the widely acclaimed PREPO (Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program) approach. Groundbreaking studies have found that couples can use the strategies of this approach to handle conflict more constructively, protect their happiness, and reduce the odds of breaking up.

Based on twenty years of university research, this popular book will show you how to:

* Talk more and fight less

* Deepen and protect your friendship

* Have a more intimate, sensual relationship

* Keep the fun alive

* Clarify and act on your priorities

* Develop a vision for your future together

Synopsis:

You've seen the authors on "Oprah, 20/20, 48 Hours, BBC," and "CNN" and read about their work with couples in "Reader's Digest," "The New York Times, USA Today, The Washington Times, The Wall Street Journal, The London Times, Redbook, Psychology Today, Modern Bride, Ladies Home Journal, Woman's Day, New Woman," and "McCall's."

Now, read "Fighting for Your Marriage "and see what all the excitement is about.

This new and revised edition of "Fighting for Your Marriag"e is based on the widely acclaimed PREP? (Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program) approach. Groundbreaking studies have found that couples can use the strategies of this approach to handle conflict more constructively, protect their happiness, and reduce the odds of breaking up.

Based on twenty years of university research, this popular book will show you how to: Talk more and fight less Deepen and protect your friendship Have a more intimate, sensual relationship Keep the fun alive Clarify and act on your priorities Develop a vision for your future together

Synopsis:

This new and revised edition of Fighting for Your Marriage is based on the widely acclaimed PREP(r) (Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program) approach. Groundbreaking studies have found that couples can use the strategies of this approach to handle conflict more constructively, protect their happiness, and reduce the odds of breaking up.

Based on twenty years of university research, this popular book will show you how to:

* Talk more and fight less

* Deepen and protect your friendship

* Have a more intimate, sensual relationship

* Keep the fun alive

* Clarify and act on your priorities

* Develop a vision for your future together

Synopsis:

Conflict in intimate relationships is as normal and essential as love. How you fight and resolve conflicts determines the difference between a sustained healthy and satisfying marriage or endless pain, frustration, and often divorce. At a time when families are falling apart at alarming rates and with enormous social cost, this book provides a research-based program to prevent relationship breakdown. The new audiotape set provides the key to the communication skills of PREPTM.

About the Author

Howard J. Markman, Ph.D., is internationally known for his work on divorce prevention. He is professor of psychology and codirector of the Center for Marital and Family Studies at the University of Denver.

Scott M. Stanley, Ph.D., is a noted expert on marriage and commitment, and is codirector of the Center for Marital and Family Studies at the University of Denver. He has coauthored A Lasting Promise, the Christian version of this book.

Susan L. Blumberg, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and director of Interpersonal Communication Options. She specializes in helping families and couples revitalize their relationships.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

UNDERSTANDING THE RISKS ON THE ROAD TO LASTING LOVE.

Four Hallmarks of a Great Relationship: PREP in a Nutshell.

Destructive Patterns: Signs of Danger Ahead.

Changing Roles, Changing Rules: Men and Women in Conflict.

TEAM UP TO HANDLE CONFLICT.

When What You Heard Isn't What I Said: Understanding Filters in Communication.

Talking Safely Without Fighting: The Speaker-Listener Technique.

Controlling the Home Fires: Handling Issues and Events Well.

New Perspectives on Problems and Problem Solving.

Keeping Conflict Under Control: Ground Rules for a Great Relationship.

ENJOYING EACH OTHER.

Safe Harbor: Preserving and Protecting Friendship.

Playing Together: How to Succeed in Fun Without Really Trying.

Sense and Sensuality: Enhancing and Protecting Your Sex Life.

Core Beliefs and Spiritual Intimacy.

STAYING THE COURSE.

Why You Can't Always Get What You Want: Unraveling the Mysteries of Expectations.

Forgiveness: Restoring Hope.

Sticking, Stuck, or Stopped: On the Path to Commitment.

What to Do Now.

Some Thoughts on Domestic Violence.

Resources and Training.

Selected Research and References.

About the Authors.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780787957445
Subtitle:
Positive Steps for Preventing Divorce and Preserving Lasting Love
Author:
Markman, Howard J.
Author:
Markman, Howard J.
Author:
Stanley, Scott M.
Author:
Blumberg, Susan L.
Publisher:
Jossey-Bass
Location:
San Francisco, CA
Subject:
Interpersonal Relations
Subject:
Marriage
Subject:
Interpersonal communication
Subject:
Psychotherapy - Couples & Family
Subject:
Family Therapy
Subject:
Couples & Family Clinical Psychology
Copyright:
Edition Number:
New and rev.
Edition Description:
New and Revised Edition
Series Volume:
2001-06
Publication Date:
20010820
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.99x6.10x1.09 in. .99 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , You've seen the authors on "Oprah, 20/20, 48 Hours, BBC," and "CNN" and read about their work with couples in "Reader's Digest," "The New York Times, USA Today, The Washington Times, The Wall Street Journal, The London Times, Redbook, Psychology Today, Modern Bride, Ladies Home Journal, Woman's Day, New Woman," and "McCall's."

Now, read "Fighting for Your Marriage "and see what all the excitement is about.

This new and revised edition of "Fighting for Your Marriag"e is based on the widely acclaimed PREP? (Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program) approach. Groundbreaking studies have found that couples can use the strategies of this approach to handle conflict more constructively, protect their happiness, and reduce the odds of breaking up.

Based on twenty years of university research, this popular book will show you how to: Talk more and fight less Deepen and protect your friendship Have a more intimate, sensual relationship Keep the fun alive Clarify and act on your priorities Develop a vision for your future together

"Synopsis" by , This new and revised edition of Fighting for Your Marriage is based on the widely acclaimed PREP(r) (Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program) approach. Groundbreaking studies have found that couples can use the strategies of this approach to handle conflict more constructively, protect their happiness, and reduce the odds of breaking up.

Based on twenty years of university research, this popular book will show you how to:

* Talk more and fight less

* Deepen and protect your friendship

* Have a more intimate, sensual relationship

* Keep the fun alive

* Clarify and act on your priorities

* Develop a vision for your future together

"Synopsis" by , Conflict in intimate relationships is as normal and essential as love. How you fight and resolve conflicts determines the difference between a sustained healthy and satisfying marriage or endless pain, frustration, and often divorce. At a time when families are falling apart at alarming rates and with enormous social cost, this book provides a research-based program to prevent relationship breakdown. The new audiotape set provides the key to the communication skills of PREPTM.
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