Relationship Sabotage

Author: William J. Matta
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275989217
Format: PDF
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Explains how and why unconscious forces, or imprints, cause many people to destroy their relationships, and what we can do to recognize and counter those forces.

Sex Love and Mental Illness A Couple s Guide to Staying Connected

Author: Stephanie J. Buehler
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313386870
Format: PDF, Docs
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A sex manual like no other, this book covers a variety of mental health problems and offers ways to overcome them when they threaten to undermine a loving relationship. • Composite case examples that highlight both the types of problems couples confront and how they resolve them • Helpful exercises to maximize sexual pleasure and connectedness • Sidebars on etiology, assessment, and treatment of various mental disorder diagnoses

Secret Suffering How Women s Sexual and Pelvic Pain Affects Their Relationships

Author: Susan Bilheimer
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313359229
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Through classic, new, and emerging research, with statements from experts and interviews with Chronic Pelvic Pain (CPP) sufferers and their partners and spouses, Secret Suffering: How Women's Sexual and Pelvic Pain Affects Their Relationships exposes and gives strong voice and compassionate understanding to this complex disorder. • 4 figures

Monogamy

Author: Marianne Brandon
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313385734
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This text provides a groundbreaking look at sexual instincts and offers a clinical psychologist's and sex therapist's insights and solutions to the challenges of monogamous relationships. * Presents an unprecedented summary of current scientific research relating to monogamy * Real-life vignettes document the most common intimate struggles for couples-and reveal how to repair them * Provides an extensive list of exercises for men, women, and couples designed to strengthen their sensual connection * Gives readers a practical, step-by-step approach for connecting with sexual instincts and perfecting one's skills as a lover * Helpful index supplies easy access to key information

The Self sabotage Cycle

Author: Stanley Rosner
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275990039
Format: PDF, ePub
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Shows, via case studies from a veteran psychologist, how early life experiences can be a trigger the development of adult repetitive, self-defeating behaviors, including being attracted to the same kind of hurtful mate or relationship again and again.

Invisible Chains

Author: Lisa Aronson Fontes
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462520642
Format: PDF
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When you are showered with attention, it can feel incredibly romantic and can blind you to hints of problems ahead. But what happens when attentiveness becomes domination? In some relationships, the desire to control leads to jealousy, threats, micromanaging--even physical violence. If you or someone you care about are trapped in a web of coercive control, this book provides answers, hope, and a way out. Lisa Aronson Fontes draws on both professional expertise and personal experience to help you: *Recognize controlling behaviors of all kinds. *Understand why this destructive pattern occurs. *Determine whether you are in danger and if your partner can change. *Protect yourself and your kids. *Find the support and resources you need. *Take action to improve or end your relationship. *Regain your freedom and independence.

When Love Stumbles

Author: Randi Gunther
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 9781608824427
Format: PDF, Docs
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Discover the 8 Most Common Ways Love Stumbles and What to Do About Them Falling in love is easy. Staying deeply committed to your relationship, even when love stumbles, is the greater challenge. Eight major stumbling blocks can cause even the most passionate couples to drift apart-and chances are, if you're in a committed relationship, you've brushed up against at least a few of these. When Love Stumbles offers a plan for reversing problematic relationship patterns by making simple changes to your everyday habits. You'll find that these small but important steps will help your relationship find its footing once again. Remove the eight major stumbling blocks: •End disillusionment and find fulfillment •Banish boredom by adding excitement to your relationship •Turn destructive conflicts into constructive challenges •Shift your focus from self-preservation to putting your partner first •Stop struggling solo and start operating as a team •Go from feeling like you're on trial to feeling unconditionally loved •Instead of pursuing outside interests, recommit to each other •Different dreams? Find common ground in new mutual goals