Codes of Love: How to Rethink Your Family and Remake Your Life

Codes of Love: How to Rethink Your Family and Remake Your Life

by Mark A. Bryan, Mark Bryan

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Overview

As a member of Oprah Winfrey's 1999 "Change Your Life" team, Mark Bryan gained a national reputation for doing what he does best—bringing families together. Here, he helps all of us achieve deeper intimacy with our loved ones by cracking the codes of love with a four-step process of self-exploration that teaches you to:
  • Remember: use your senses to awaken pleasant memories of your family
  • Reflect: set pain aside and challenge the sotry of your life as you remember it
  • Re-frame: see the whole picture, including events, legacies, and traits that unite your family
  • Reconnect: become authentically engaged in familial relationships

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780671036638
Publisher: Atria Books
Publication date: 05/22/2001
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.24(h) x 0.80(d)

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Linda C. Powell

While it may be simpler to divide our world into villains and victims, the road to genuine power is found in compassion and change. Codes of Love provides a guide for healing the most potent relationships in our lives.
— (Linda C. Powell, provessor, Teachers College, Columbia University)

Michael E. Kerr

Mark Bryan beautifully illustrates how the high road to emotional maturity goes through one's family, with a carefully blended mixture of theory and compelling real-life examples.
— (Michael E. Kerr, M.D., director, Georgetown Family Center, Washington, D.C.)

Leston Havens

Wise and practical, clearly, forcefully, and winningly written, Codes of Love is an eloquent plea for aiming "to go home again."
— (Leston Havens, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, author of Coming to Life and Learning to be Human)

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Codes of Love: How to Rethink Your Family and Remake Your Life 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
cmbohn on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
I didn't finish this one, but what I did read was helpful. I think this is most useful for people who haven't done any emotional work before and need to do it on their own, rather than with a therapist or a facilitator. But for me, I need to just move on.