The Relationship Doctor's Prescription For Better Communication In Your Marriage

The Relationship Doctor's Prescription For Better Communication In Your Marriage

by David Hawkins
     
 

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Communication is an art. Couples thrive when they learn to listen deeply, understand completely, and validate one another compassionately. They are happier when they honestly share their perspectives and feelings, learn to disagree, and trust one another to support and strengthen each other and not injure or ridicule.
But as Dr. David Hawkins shows, many couples

Overview

Communication is an art. Couples thrive when they learn to listen deeply, understand completely, and validate one another compassionately. They are happier when they honestly share their perspectives and feelings, learn to disagree, and trust one another to support and strengthen each other and not injure or ridicule.
But as Dr. David Hawkins shows, many couples try to win arguments, not to understand each other. They defend themselves, promoting their own opinions and blaming one another. When all else fails, they retreat into silence.
What's the answer? This user-friendly manual helps readers recognize their common but ineffective patterns of relating. It offers more constructive alternatives as well as practical steps couples can take to...
replace defensiveness with vulnerability and compassion develop more transparency and sincerity achieve greater trust and emotional intimacy
Readers will see their marriages transform as they develop new skills in the art of communication.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736919531
Publisher:
Harvest House Publishers
Publication date:
03/01/2007
Pages:
114
Sales rank:
728,931
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.24(d)

Meet the Author

With more than 35 years of counseling experience, David Hawkins, PhD, has a special interest in helping individuals and couples strengthen their relationships. Dr. Hawkins' books, including When Pleasing Others Is Hurting You and Dealing with the CrazyMakers in Your Life, have more than 350,000 copies in print.

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