Naked Intimacy

Author: Joel D. Block
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071415811
Format: PDF, Kindle
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One of America's foremost couples therapists offers expert advice on rekindling relationships through "naked intimacy" Naked Intimacy is for everyone who yearns for an intimate relationship and wonders why it seems so elusive. It is for couples who are experiencing emptiness and loneliness in their relationships and dream of rediscovering the deep intimacy that existed in the early days of the relationships. Joel D. Block, one of the founders of the modern self-help movement, entices the reader to take his or her clothes off emotionally with a love partnera daring and courageous act, to be sure, but one that ultimately brings new vitality and eroticism to a relationship. Based on interviews with more than 200 people whose experiences speak directly to readers, concerns about love, happiness, fulfillment, and sexuality, Naked Intimacy is an important work that challenges love partners to do what it takes to achieve even greater levels of intimacy in a relationship.

Understanding Marriage Family and Intimate Relationships

Author: Jerry D. Lehman
Publisher: Charles C Thomas Publisher
ISBN: 0398076073
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This introductory textbook is for students who are interested in learning about and establishing healthy marriage, family, and intimate relationships. With divorce rates high and relationships fragile, books and courses are needed that help students address important issues regarding relationships. The readers of this text examine many important and relevant issues through the lens of theory and research and do so using a written format that is readable, understandable, and easy to apply to oneís life. It was written so that each chapter has information that readers will find helpful as they attempt to establish and maintain meaningful, healthy relationships. There are questions throughout each chapter that help readers focus not only on the material but also on how the material relates to their present and past relationship and family situations. The text provides material on the research of John Gottman, the object relations theory of Harville Hendrix, the solution- focused approach of Michele Weiner-Davis, and the PREP approach to conflict management of Markman, Stanley, and Blumberg. These and other topics discussed are very relevant to studentsí concerns and are addressed in greater depth than found in most other texts. The emphasis is not just on couple relationships but also on family relationships. Therefore, in this book there is extensive coverage of family systems theory and the influence of family rules and family structure on the development of families. There is also material on how change produces transitions in family life that must be assimilated into the family structureófor example, when a couple has their first child. Thus, both couple and family issues are addressed throughout the book. For instructors who want to focus their courses on marriage, family, and intimate relationships, this book would be an ideal choice. A study guide for students and instructional material for instructors can be obtained by visiting

Sex Intimacy Business

Author: Lindsay Andreotti
Publisher: Brilliance Press
ISBN: 9780976816904
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SUPERANNO This book uses sexuality as a metaphor to describe what is not working in business and brings forth a new model of workplace behavior focused on driving business success--allowing and encouraging human authenticity in the workplace. The authors have been listening to the outcry from line-staff to CEO who are fed up with “business as usual.” This book gives a voice to the restless masses and recommends adding intimacy into corporate America. Original.

Broken Promises Mended Hearts

Author: Joel Block
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780809223985
Format: PDF, ePub
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How couples can restore trust and repair love relationships Even the strongest relationship can be eroded by common, everyday breaches of trust. A small lie about a purchase, a cover-up for a forgotten birthday--each takes a bite out of trust. Over time, intimate confidences are weakened and the foundation of trust begins to crumble. It is Dr. Block's firm belief that when couples feel emotionally safe with each other, their relationship is more passionate, open, uninhibited, and sexually alive. Filled with inspiring case studies from Dr. Block's private practice, this book offers couples an innovative, solution-oriented approach to restoring trust and repairing love relationships shattered or eroded by betrayal. Includes chapters covering: Recognizing the Signs of Trust . . . and Mistrust Dance Away Lovers: The Trust-Mistrust Relationship Jealousy, Lover's Hell The Frontier of Trust: Sexual Fidelity Restoring Trust "Through a spirited, imaginative exploration of love relationships, Block develops a useful roadmap for those who want their relationship to be meaningful." --Daniel Acaoz, founder, American Journal of Family Therapy

Why Men Fall Out of Love

Author: Michael French
Publisher: Selfhelpbooks.Com
ISBN: 9781587411328
Format: PDF, Mobi
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WHY MEN FALL OUT OF LOVE is a provocative, intriguing book that looks at Love from the male perspective. Experts in the fields of gender issues and male-female relationships are heralding this groundbreaking work by Michael French as a major contribution to understanding the complex love relationship between a man and a woman. If you are a woman, read this book to find out why your man fell out of love with you. If you're a man, read this book to better understand why you no longer love the woman in your life. The reality is that men fall in love and some of them fall out of love. "This book is must reading for anyone involved in a male-female love relationship. Michael French's book is an impressive, insightful and completely accessible view deep into the heart of men and their struggle with love. I commend him for writing a book that both men and women will benefit from enormously. My hope is that he has millions of readers because WHY MEN FALL OUT OF LOVE is not optional, it is an essential guide to Love." Joel Block, Ph.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Einstein College of Medicine, Author of NAKED INTIMACY: HOW TO INCREASE THE OPENNESS IN YOUR RELATIONSHIP" "WHY MEN FALL OUT OF LOVE offers thoughtful insights into the dynamics, of not only men but women in relationships. I highly recommend this book because it suggest helpful solutions in the form of real listening and honest, courageous dialogue." Ali MacGraw, Actor, Activist Michael French is a businessman and author who divide his time between Santa Barbara, California, and Santa Fe, New Mexico. He has published some twenty books, mostly novels, including the best-selling Abingdon's, a Literary Guild Selection, and Pursuit, winner of the California Young Reader Medal. WHY MEN FALL OUT OF LOVE is his first self-help book. He and his wife Patricia have been married for 35 years and have an adult son and daughter. "Read this brilliant book and untie the knot of life - why does love fade?" Susan Braudy, Author, former Editor of MS Magazine

Fit Forever

Author: Kay Kuzma
Publisher: Review and Herald Pub Assoc
ISBN: 9780828018388
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Der Weg des wahren Mannes

Author: David Deida
Publisher: J. Kamphausen Verlag
ISBN: 3899018176
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Der ultimative spirituelle Wegweiser für Männer. Was ist meine wahre Bestimmung im Leben? Was wollen die Frauen wirklich? Was macht einen guten Liebhaber aus? David Deida untersucht die wichtigsten Themen im Leben eines Mannes von Karriere und Familie über Frauen und Intimität zu Liebe und Spiritualität um Männern einen praktischen Wegweiser für ein Leben in Integrität, Echtheit und Freiheit zu geben. Mit klaren Hinweisen, stärkenden Erkenntnissen, Körperübungen und vielem mehr unterstützt Sie der international anerkannte Experte für Sexualität und Spiritualität, ein erfülltes Leben zu verwirklichen jetzt sofort und ohne Kompromisse! "Es ist an der Zeit, sich über das Macho-Ideal nur Rückgrat und kein Herz hinauszuentwickeln," schreibt David Deida. "Es ist aber auch an der Zeit, sich über das sensible Softie-Ideal, nur Herz und kein Rückgrat, hinauszuentwickeln."

Schlampen mit Moral

Author: Dossie Easton
Publisher: MVG Verlag
ISBN: 3864156610
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Warum nur eine(n) lieben, wenn man sie alle haben kann? Liebe und Sex machen glücklich darum sollte jeder so viel wie möglich davon haben. Und zwar nicht nur mit einem Partner. Die Beziehungspioniere Dossie Easton und Janet Hardy zeigen, wie man erfolgreich und moralisch einwandfrei polyamor leben kann. Wichtig dabei: offene Kommunikation, emotionale Ehrlichkeit und die richtige Verhütung. Ob Single oder in einer Beziehung, einfach einmal ausprobieren oder schon voll dabei dieses Buch hilft, den Kreis potenzieller Liebhaber zu erweitern und Liebe und Nähe in einem Ausmaß zu entdecken, das Sie sich nicht zu erträumen gewagt hätten. Wer sich jemals nach Liebe, Sex und Intimität jenseits der Beschränkungen konventioneller Monoamorie gesehnt hat, dem eröffnet Schlampen mit Moralungeahnte Möglichkeiten. Die Zeiten, in denen es anrüchig war, mehr als einen Menschen zu lieben und zu begehren, sind mit diesem Buch endgültig vorbei für Männer und für Frauen.

Wandel der Intimit t

Author: Anthony Giddens
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3105610855
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Seit der »sexuellen Revolution« der siebziger Jahre ist das Thema Sexualität in aller Munde. Der Feminismus und das Coming-Out der Homosexuellen haben die tradierten Geschlechterrollen ebenso in Frage gestellt wie die sexuelle Moral. Trotzdem gelten Sex, Liebe und Erotik immer noch als ausschließlich private Bereiche. Der Wandel der Intimität, so zeigt Giddens, betrifft aber ebenso wie unsere ganz persönlichen Beziehungskrisen die Demokratie unserer modernen Gesellschaften. Dieser Wandel geht nicht etwa, wie Konservative behaupten, in die Richtung immer größerer Permissivität und ungehemmten Sex mit möglichst vielen Partnern. Vielmehr entwickeln sich unsere Liebesbeziehungen, Freundschaften und Eltern-Kind-Beziehungen hin zu mehr Partnerschaft und Gegenseitigkeit. »Demokratie«, dafür plädiert Giddens’ umfassende Analyse, ist daher nicht nur eine politische Forderung, sondern ein Schlüsselbegriff für die neue Partnerschaftlichkeit im privaten Leben. (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)