Distant Partner

Overview

'I'm always the one willing to go the extra mile for the sake of my marriage', 'His eyes glaze over when I try to talk intimately about things that matter.' Maybe you've heard these words from your spouse. Maybe you've said these words about your marriage. Distant Partner is a book for those who have a relationship with too much busyness and not enough personal sharing. You don't have to stay locked into this merry-go-round battle. Once you understand the dynamics between evasive husbands and emotionally eager wives, you can begin to take the
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Overview

'I'm always the one willing to go the extra mile for the sake of my marriage', 'His eyes glaze over when I try to talk intimately about things that matter.' Maybe you've heard these words from your spouse. Maybe you've said these words about your marriage. Distant Partner is a book for those who have a relationship with too much busyness and not enough personal sharing. You don't have to stay locked into this merry-go-round battle. Once you understand the dynamics between evasive husbands and emotionally eager wives, you can begin to take the initiative and move forward with healthy actions and choices.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780785275510
  • Publisher: Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/12/1997
  • Pages: 232
  • Sales rank: 1,445,224
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.54 (h) x 0.58 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Les Carter is a nationally known expert in the field of Christian counseling. He maintains his counseling practice, specializing in the treatment of emotional and relational disorders, at the Southlake Psychiatric and Counseling Center in Southlake, Texas. He is the author of twenty books, including The Freedom from Depression Workbook; The Choosing to Forgive Workbook; The Worry Workbook; The Anger Trap; Enough About You, Let's Talk About Me; The Anger Workbook For Christian Parents; and Grace and Divorce. Carter earned his B.A. from Baylor University and his M.Ed. and Ph.D. from North Texas State University. For more information, please go to Dr. Carter's Web site, www.drlescarter.com.
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Table of Contents

If you've struggled with frustration, you know the pain of living with an evasive husband. Like millions of wives, a relationship of too much busyness and not enough personal sharing may have you asking, "Can this marriage survive?"

In Distant Partner, Dr. Les Carter provides the answers you've been seeking about:

  • What is behind the scenes in his personality and emotional responses
  • How wives sometimes contribute to their husband's evasiveness by feeding the very patterns of behavior they dislike
  • Ways to control your own emotions better
  • Ways to help your husband move past his evasive nature
  • How to reach out and respond constructively, making communication more fruitful
  • Finding the willingness to let God take over where your efforts fall short
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