Why Talking Is Not Enough: 8 Loving Actions That Will Transform Your Marriage
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Beschreibung"Why Talking Is Not Enough, " written by Susan Page, author of the acclaimed bestseller "If I'm So Wonderful, Why Am I Still Single?" presents a novel relationship strategy based on subtle, powerful changes in your "own actions." This method shows you the magic of "Keep your mouth out of it!" Page's pioneering eight-step program invites you to give up problem solving and move directly to a warmer, more loving and fun relationship, based on universal spiritual principles.
In this book you will learn how to transform your relationship into a Spiritual Partnership by adopting these Eight Loving Actions: Adopt a Spirit of Good WillGive Up Problem SolvingAct as IfPractice RestraintBalance Giving and TakingAct on Your OwnPractice AcceptancePractice Compassion
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction. PART ONE: What Is Spiritual Partnership? 1. Introducing Spiritual Partnership. 2. Loving Action 1: Adopt a Spirit of Good Will. 3. Loving Action 2: Give Up Problem Solving. 4. Loving Action 3: Act as If. 5. Loving Action 4: Practice Restraint. 6. Loving Action 5: Balance Giving and Taking. 7. Loving Action 6: Act onYour Own. 8. Loving Action 7: Practice Acceptance. 9. Loving Action 8: Practice Compassion. PART TWO: Putting Spiritual Partnership to Work in Your Relationship. 10. Exactly How to Use the Eight Loving Actions. 11. Frequently Asked Questions. 12. Communication Within Spiritual Partnership. 13. Making Mature Judgments. PART THREE: Seeing Spiritual Partnership in a Broader Context. 14. Defining the "Spiritual" in Spiritual Partnership. 15. The Future of Spiritual Partnership. References and Further Reading. About the Author.
PortraitSUSAN PAGE has been conducting workshops for both singles and couples, nationally and internationally, since 1980. Her international speaking and media career has taken her to twenty-six states, Canada, Korea, Australia, and Mexico. She has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, CNN, and CNBC, and her work has appeared in People magazine, USA Today, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Glamour, and McCall's. Susan began her career as a Protestant campus minister at Washington University in St. Louis and at Columbia University in New York. She was director of women's programs at the University of California, Berkeley, where she helped found the nation's first university-based human sexuality program. Her previous books include How One of You Can Bring the Two of You Together; The Eight Essential Traits of Couples Who Thrive; If I'm So Wonderful, Why Am I Still Single? and The Shortest Distance Between You and a Published Book.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOSSEY BASS
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2007
Seitenanzahl: 296 Seiten