Elemental Love Styles: Find Compatibility and Create a Lasting Relationship

Elemental Love Styles: Find Compatibility and Create a Lasting Relationship

by Dr. Craig Martin


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Every day, millions of people turn to books, online dating sites, and marriage counselors with one goal in mind: to find—and keep—the romantic partner of their dreams. In Elemental Love Styles, counselor, astrologer, and interfaith minister Dr. Craig Martin gives readers the tools to identify and work with their unique roles and desires—and maximize their romantic relationships as a result.

Using the language of the four elements, readers easily identify their element and embrace their deeper needs for love: creative fire, who desires recognition; intellectual Air, who flourishes with freedom; emotional and intuitive Water, who thrives with reassurance; and practical earth, who is dependable, strong, and solid. Packed with tips, tools, and examples, Elemental Love Styles, will help anyone wanting to create and maintain a deep, personal, and lasting relationship—beginning with loving yourself. Elemental Love Styles does not judge readers or their partners for being who they are, but rather opens up possibilities for compatibility and happiness. With a perspective set on love and collaboration, readers gain self-knowledge and cooperative skills, not just tools and tricks for temporary fixes. Regardless of who we are or what kind of relationship we desire, Dr. Martin affirms that we each have the opportunity for relationship happiness when we understand our own deeper need for love.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781582702568
Publisher: Atria Books/Beyond Words
Publication date: 02/02/2010
Edition description: Original
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Dr. Craig Martin is an interfaith minister, celebrity astrologer, and spiritual counselor. He currently lives in Los Angeles, where he maintains a full counseling practice, as well as keeping an office in New York. Prior to his work as a minister, Dr. Craig worked as a chiropractor and homeopath. He has been featured on Los Angeles television as an expert on relationships, and currently is in demand as a speaker and teacher.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction xiii

Part I Your Element Style

1 The Elements: Outside and Inside 3

2 Finding Your Elemental Style 13

3 Fire Style: Creative 29

4 Air Style: Intellectual 41

5 Water Style: Emotional 55

6 Earth Style: Practical 69

Part II Intimacy and Working it Out

7 Intimacy and the Road Trip of Love 85

8 Working it Out: Dynamic Inner Growth and the Laundry of Love 107

9 Fire Works it Out 121

10 Air Works it Out 133

11 Water works it Out 145

12 Earth Works it Out 157

Part III Element combinations

13 In the Mix 171

14 Fire in the Mix 175

15 Air in the Mix 191

16 Water in the Mix 209

17 Earth in the Mix 225

Part IV Elemental Potential

18 Intimacy and Potential 245

19 Your Elemental Potential 251

20 The Lover's Journey 259

Appendices 261

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