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Beyond the Chase: Breaking Your Obsessions That Sabotage True Intimacy
     

Beyond the Chase: Breaking Your Obsessions That Sabotage True Intimacy

by Carla Wills-Brandon
 

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Maximize your capacity for a deep, lasting relationship with this guide designed to help you grow as a loving partner. For centuries, stories of romance in literature, in movies, and on television have equated true love with "happily ever after," perpetuating the myth that once you meet the love of your life, the rest is easy. In reality, it is when this

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Maximize your capacity for a deep, lasting relationship with this guide designed to help you grow as a loving partner. For centuries, stories of romance in literature, in movies, and on television have equated true love with "happily ever after," perpetuating the myth that once you meet the love of your life, the rest is easy. In reality, it is when this initial attraction dissipates that the real work begins; building and maintaining true intimacy can be one of life's great challenges--and rewards.

In Beyond the Chase: Breaking Your Obsessions That Sabotage True Intimacy, renowned therapist and national media commentator Carla Wills-Brandon teaches readers--whether they are in search of a mate, caught up in the passion of a burgeoning romance, or well along a committed path--how to weather a variety of storms by working through the obsessive tendencies that prevent them from achieving the close relationship that they desire. Readers learn to distinguish between lust and love recognize addictive behaviors that cause isolation communicate effectively establish healthy boundaries respect their partner sexually fight fairly identify symptoms of intimacy difficulties understand how past pain impacts relationships

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592858651
Publisher:
Hazelden Publishing
Publication date:
10/23/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
File size:
2 MB

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Meet the Author

Carla Wills-Brandon, M.A., a licensed psychological associate and licensed marriage and family therapist, has worked with couples and individuals seeking healthier relationships for more than twenty-five years. She has published ten books and has served as a guest expert on national televison shows such as The Montel Williams Show and Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher. She lives in Texas where she and her longtime husband and business partner, Michael, work with couples as a couple. Beyond the Chase: Breaking Your Barriers to an Intimate Relationship is her latest book.

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