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Fighting for your Marriage

A Deluxe Revised Edition of the Classic Best Seller for Enhancing Marriage and Preventing Divorce
Markman, Howard (Book - 2010)
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Explores how to apply PREP (Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program) to any marriage by showing couples how to talk more and fight less, how to deepen and protect their friendship, how to have a more intimate and sensual relationship, and how to keep the fun alive. Includes supplemental DVD.
Authors: Markman, Howard, 1950-
Title: Fighting for your marriage
a deluxe revised edition of the classic best seller for enhancing marriage and preventing divorce
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, c2010
Edition: 3rd ed
Characteristics: xiii, 448 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. + 1 DVD (4 3/4 in.)
Notes: With a new instructional DVD for couples
Contents: Introduction
pt. I. Understanding the risks on the road to lasting love (1. Five keys for a great relationship : PREP in a nutshell
2. Destructive patterns : signs of danger ahead
3. Changing roles, changing rules : men and women in conflict)
pt. II. Teaming up to handle conflict (4. When what you heard isn't what I said : understanding the filters in communication
5. Talking safely without fighting : the speaker-listener technique
6. Controlling the home fires : handling issues and events well
7. New perspectives on problems and problem solving
8. Keeping conflict under control : ground rules for a great relationship)
pt. III. Enjoying each other (9. Safe harbor : preserving and protecting friendship
10. Being there : supporting one another in life
11 Playing together : how to succeed in fun without really trying
12. Sense and sensuality : enhancing and protecting your sex life
13. Sacred places : core beliefs and spiritual intimacy)
pt. IV. Staying the course (14. Why you can't always get what you want : unraveling the mysteries of expectations
15. Forgiveness : restoring hope
16. Sticking, stuck, or stopped : on the path to commitment
17. Moving forward)
Summary: Explores how to apply PREP (Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program) to any marriage by showing couples how to talk more and fight less, how to deepen and protect their friendship, how to have a more intimate and sensual relationship, and how to keep the fun alive. Includes supplemental DVD.
Additional Contributors: Blumberg, Susan L. 1959-
Stanley, Scott 1955-
ISBN: 9780470485910
0470485914
Branch Call Number: 306.81 Ma
Statement of Responsibility: Howard J. Markman, Scott M. Stanley, Susan L. Blumberg
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Interpersonal communication Interpersonal relations Marriage
Topical Term: Interpersonal communication
Interpersonal relations
Marriage
LCCN: 2009051934
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