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The relationship cure : a five-step guide for building better connections with family, friends, and lovers / John M. Gottman and Joan DeClaire.

Gottman, John Mordechai. (Author). DeClaire, Joan. (Added Author).
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Location: Fennell STACKS HM1106 .G68 2001
Barcode: 30731101211260
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 0609608096
  • ISBN: 9780609608098
  • ISBN: 0609809539
  • ISBN: 9780609809532
  • Physical Description: x, 319 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, ©2001.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
How we connect emotionally -- Step one: Look at your bids for connection -- Six bid busters and how to avoid them -- Step two: Discover your brain's emotional command systems -- Step three: Examine your emotional heritage -- Step four: Sharpen your emotional communication skills -- Step five. Find shared meaning -- Apply what you've learned.
Summary, etc.:
From the country's foremost relationship expert and New York Times bestselling author Dr. John M. Gottman comes a powerful, simple five-step program, based on twenty years of innovative research, for greatly improving all of the relationships in your life -- with spouses and lovers, children, siblings, and even your colleagues at work. In The Relationship Cure, Dr. Gottman: Reveals the key elements of healthy relationships, emphasizing the importance of what he calls "emotional connection"; Introduces the powerful new concept of the emotional "bid," the fundamental unit of emotional connection; Provides remarkably empowering tools for improving the way you bid for emotional connection and how you respond to others' bids. - Publisher.
One of the nation's top relationship doctors outlines his program for repairing damaged relationships between spouses, lovers, co-workers, and family members.
Subject: Interpersonal relations.
Interpersonal communication.
Social interaction.
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