Intimacy in Crisis / Edition 1

Intimacy in Crisis / Edition 1

by Jane Ridley
     
 

ISBN-10: 186156113X

ISBN-13: 9781861561138

Pub. Date: 12/05/2005

Publisher: Wiley

Men and women seek different elements of intimacy. This book argues that a failure to understand the opposite gender's intimacy needs can contribute to relationship distress. Jane Ridley explores potentially critical periods and turning points in a couple's relationship, including sexuality, pregnancy, ageing, the impact of earlier separation and dealing with

Overview

Men and women seek different elements of intimacy. This book argues that a failure to understand the opposite gender's intimacy needs can contribute to relationship distress. Jane Ridley explores potentially critical periods and turning points in a couple's relationship, including sexuality, pregnancy, ageing, the impact of earlier separation and dealing with children from previous relationships.

Contents:

  • Part One: A Working Hypothesis
  • The Invisible Intimacy Screen
  • Critical Periods in the Life Cycle of Relationships and Intimacy
  • Life Events and Intimacy
  • Part Two: A Realistic Approach to Gender
  • Critical Periods and Female Vulnerablity
  • Critical Periods and Male Vulnerablity

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781861561138
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/05/2005
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

Part One.

A Working Hypothesis.

The Invisible Intimacy Screen.

Critical Periods in The Life Cycle of Relationships and Intimacy.

Life Events and Intimacy.

Part Two.

A Realistic Approach to Gender.

Critical Periods and female Vulnerability.

Critical Periods and Male Vulnerability.

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