Communication Miracles For Couples

Author: Jonathan Robinson
Publisher: Conari Press
ISBN: 9781609257989
Size: 41.65 MB
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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 Miracles for Couples will show you how. In just a few minutes couples will learn to: Feel totally lovedNever argue againGet your partner to really hear youRepair broken trustLearn the secret of the Acknowledgment Formula Originally published in 1997 and continuously in print with more than 100,000 sold Communications Miracles for Couples has helped hundreds of thousands of couples repair their relationships. Whether you are looking to enhance your relationship or are deeply mired in conflict, these techniques can help anyone develop more effective communication with a spouse or partner.

Fight Less Love More

Author: Laurie Puhn
Publisher: Rodale Books
ISBN: 1609612086
Size: 28.74 MB
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A Harvard-trained lawyer and mediator shows busy couples how to stop fighting and start communicating. In Fight Less, Love More, readers will learn how to identify the bad verbal habits, instinctive responses, and emotional reasoning that can cloud judgment and ultimately lead to the deterioration of otherwise healthy relationships. With exercises, examples, and sample scripts, Puhn's modern voice presents simple 5-minute strategies create immediate, positive changes and provide long-lasting communication skills that couples can continually employ when faced with conflict.

20 Communication Tips For Couples

Author: Doyle Barnett
Publisher: New World Library
ISBN: 9781577313960
Size: 31.82 MB
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Filled with commonsense ideas that can apply to any relationship, this guide will help anyone interested in improving communication with their partner. It emphasizes that communication is the key to a good relationship, and that an inability to understand one another is the main reason most couples enter into therapy with a professional counselor. It offers twenty tips that are likely to improve the way couples talk and listen to each other.

Man Talk

Author: Neil Kaminsky
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136575235
Size: 12.21 MB
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Learn to recognize and resolve communication problems common to gay male relationships Man Talk presents effective techniques to help gay couples communicate better on the way to enjoying a fulfilling relationship. This practical guide from the author of Affirmative Gay Relationships examines common problems that create communication difficulties and offers straightforward, easy-to-use strategies for understanding feelings, resolving arguments, expressing anger, understanding nonverbal communication, improving listening skills, expressing love and appreciation, and dealing with issues specific to interracial and intercultural relationships. Man Talk explores areas very well known to gay men, such as competition, the need to “win” arguments, and uncertainty about how to handle anger. Written by a licensed clinical social worker, this unique book avoids clinical jargon in presenting the thoughts of gay men in multiple, detailed vignettes that illustrate effective—and ineffective—communication. This practical guide provides proven methods of avoiding communication “destroyers,” hidden agendas, the need to be “right,” and disagreements that become “courtroom” battles, and offers effective ways of saying what you really mean, listening to your partner, dealing with uncomfortable subjects (like sex and money), and recognizing that there are many levels of communication (body movement, silence, voice inflection, etc.) that will significantly impact the quality of interaction between two men. Topics examined in Man Talk include: understanding what effective communication is—and why it’s so important how major misunderstandings can develop—and how to avoid them how communication can be destroyed—and how to prevent it from happening understanding the nature of anger and learning how to manage it understanding male socialization that teaches men to be “in control” learning how to relinquish the need to be in control all of the time how men can “let go” and become aware of, accept, and communicate their feelings learning how to listen—and not preach how to identify and deal with a relationship that’s in trouble how to communicate appreciation, care and love and much more! Man Talk is a must-read for all gay men interested in relationships—past, present, and future. It’s also an essential professional guide for therapists who work with gay men and for concerned friends of gay men who want to help.

How One Of You Can Bring The Two Of You Together

Author: Susan Page
Publisher: Harmony
ISBN: 0307809242
Size: 78.38 MB
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Susan Page's groundbreaking approach to relationships gives readers the tools and encouragement they need to bring positive changes to their relationship, even when their partners are unwilling to do the work. Based on the premise that what you do in a relationship makes changes faster than anything you discuss, Page introduces the concept of "Loving Leadership" and offers fourteen empowering and doable strategies for recapturing the positive feelings, including how to: Overcome resentment and move beyond blameSolve major problems--one at a timeRecapture lost intimacy Step-by-step, Page demonstrates that with tangible goals, and new ways of thinking, one partner can bring new levels of harmony and love to a relationship. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Conflict Resolution For Couples

Author: Paul R. Shaffer
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1496936140
Size: 33.32 MB
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The “Just the Tools” edition of “Conflict Resolution for Couples” is an abbreviated version of Paul Shaffer’s first book, “Conflict Resolution for Couples” - originally published in 2005, and then re-published in 2011. This leaner edition “cuts to the chase” of couple’s conflict resolution, without the foundational and special population sections that made the original book a much meatier but time-consuming work. “Just the Tools”, while a stand-alone title, also serves as a companion book to Paul’s “Top 10 Marriage Essentials” published in 2014 (and the “Top 10 Dating Essentials” projected for 2015). It retains the same comprehensive, easy-to-understand, and logical progression found in the original. This book consists of essentially two parts: Part I is about the tools for resolution. It presents a model for managing conflict and itemizes 26 guidelines (the ABC’s of conflict resolution) for identifying, validating, processing and resolving issues. Part II discusses strategies for change. It focuses on initiating and maintaining change, understanding lack of change, and healthy routines to support lasting change.

Argue Less Love More Paperback

Author: Paul Sterling
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780998083407
Size: 46.86 MB
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When your communication falls apart... so does your relationship In this groundbreaking book, you'll discover the five painful mistakes that cause communication to breakdown and you'll learn how to stop them. THIS BOOK IS FOR YOU IF YOU: Are tired of small disagreements blowing up into big fights Still love each other, but hate the way you deal with conflicts Want open, honest, compassionate communication Want to bring back love, trust, and intimacy Want less pain and more passion in your relationship THE BAD NEWS: When your communication falls apart, so does your relationship THE GOOD NEWS: When you discover how to avoid these 5 communication mistakes, you can put an end to about 80% of your conflicts & misunderstandings. Get this book if you want to spend less time upset and arguing and spend more time communicating openly, honestly and lovingly. "Get the book and study it. Understanding and avoiding the 5 hurtful mistakes Paul points out in this book will help you prevent many of your upsets and arguments and bring back open and honest communication to your relationship." Scott Catamas - Love Coach Academy, CA "With Paul's techniques, we felt could tackle our issues... more directly than we had in two years of traditional couples counseling." G.S. Denver, CO "We are so grateful to Paul for working his magic on us Our relationship has never been better, our only regret is we didn't find him 25 years ago." R & S Phoenix AZ Paul Sterling is an international public speaker, an author, and relationship coach. He is the developer of: The Magic Relationship Method From Feeling Ignored to Being Adored System The ARGUE LESS - LOVE MORE Workshops For over 20 years, he helps couples that are stuck in a downward spiral turn their relationships around. Paul's communication system makes sure that both people feel heard, understood and valued. He is trained in Nonviolent Communication, certified in Nero-Associative Communication by Tony Robbins, a Master Practitioner of Nero-Linguistic and Certified Educator of Tantra. When he is not traveling around the world and teaching, he splits his time between white water kayaking in Colorado and learning how to surf in Hawaii. www.MagicRelationship.com "

Ten Lessons To Transform Your Marriage

Author: John M. Gottman
Publisher: Harmony Books
ISBN: 1400050197
Size: 20.94 MB
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The experts at the Love Lab introduce a series of effective tools and practical steps for couples looking to improve or preserve their relationships, explaining how to identify common problems and to develop positive ways to avoid these destructive pitfalls. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.

Communication Key To Your Marriage

Author: H. Norman Wright
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 1441267670
Size: 18.88 MB
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What does it take to make a marriage intimate, loving, and fun? It all starts with communication, the key to a vibrant, happy, lifelong partnership. In this new updated edition of the bestselling classic, trusted marriage and family counselor Dr. Norman Wright does not just show readers the different ways men and women communicate. He shows how to do it right! Readers will find practical ways to reduce marital conflict, manage anger, build up one another's self-esteem, and listen and understand each other at deeper and more satisfying levels. This updated edition also includes all-new reflection questions at the end of each chapter for couples or groups.

Talk To Me Like I M Someone You Love

Author: Nancy Dreyfus, Psy.D.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101159553
Size: 19.11 MB
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“The most crucial relationship advice book since Men Are from Mars.”—Erin Meanley, Glamour.com A groundbreaking, interactive relationship tool that literally places in the hands of couples the power to transform chronically frustrating relationship dynamics. We've all been there. A conversation with a loved one escalates into conflict. Voices rise to a fever pitch and angry, accusative words fly through the air. At times like these, it seems impossible to find the magic words that will lead to healing. Enter Talk to Me Like I'm Someone You Love. A psychotherapist with decades of experience in counseling couples, Nancy Dreyfus hit upon the revolutionary practice outlined in this book during a couples-therapy session in which a wife’s unrelenting criticism of her husband was causing him to become emotionally withdrawn. In the midst of this, Dreyfus found herself scribbling on a scrap of paper, “Talk to me like I'm someone you love,” and gestured to the husband that he should hold it up. He did and within seconds the familiar power differential between the two shifted, and a gentler, more genuine connection emerged. Dreyfus was startled, then intrigued, and then motivated to create a tool that could help others. This book features more than one hundred of Dreyfus's "flash cards for real life," written statements that express what we wish we could communicate to the person we love, but either can't find the right words or the right tone in which to say it. The statements include: • Taking responsibility: "I realize I'm overreacting. Can you give me a minute to get sane again?" • Apologizing: "I know I've really hurt you. What can I do to help you trust me again?" • Loving: "You are precious, and I get that I haven't been treating you like you are." A one-of-a-kind, practical relationship tool, Talk to Me Like I'm Someone You Love will help couples to stop arguing and begin healing.