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Author Markman, Howard, 1950-

Title Fighting for your marriage : positive steps for preventing divorce and preserving a lasting love / Howard Markman, Scott Stanley, Susan L. Blumberg ; with a foreword by Dean S. Edell.

Published San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c1994.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.81 MARK    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description xv, 331 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-324) and index.
Contents Foreword / Dean S. Edell -- Pt. 1. Handling Conflict. 1. Four Key Patterns That Can Harm a Relationship. 2. The Differences Between Men and Women in Conflict. 3. Communicating Clearly and Safely: The Speaker-Listener Technique. 4. Problem Solving. 5. Ground Rules for Handling Conflict -- Pt. 2. Dealing with Core Issues. 6. The Difference Between Issues and Events. 7. Unfulfilled Expectations and What to Do About Them. 8. Understanding Commitment. 9. The Power of Commitment. 10. Forgiveness and the Restoration of Intimacy -- Pt. 3. Enhancement. 11. Preserving and Protecting Friendship. 12. Increasing Your Fun Together. 13. Enhancing Your Sex Life. 14. The Importance of Core Belief Systems. 15. Positive Steps for Keeping Your Relationship Strong -- Resource: Finding a Counselor When You Need One -- More Information on the PREP Approach and How You Can Fight for Your Marriage.
Other author Stanley, Scott, 1955-
Blumberg, Susan L., 1959-
Subject Marriage.
Interpersonal relations.
Interpersonal communication.
ISBN 0787902802 (pbk.)