Improving Your Relationship For Dummies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0470660996
  • ISBN-13: 9780470660997
  • DDC: 306.7
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 50 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Improving Your Relationship For Dummies is your essential guide to being happy with your partner. Whether you want to work through tiresome niggles, iron out potential issues before taking the next step, cope with serious problems, or simply fortify your partnership against the ups and downs of daily life, this reassuring relationship manual provides all the expert advice and practical support you need. Packed with key information on managing change, successful cohabitation, overcoming jealousy and igniting passion, and including worksheets designed to get you and your partner thinking and working together, this is your passport to a loving, communicative relationship that's set to last.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
Author's Acknowledgments.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: Preparing for Relationship Change.
2: Understanding the Economics of Love.
3: Doing a Relationship Inventory.
4: Developing the Ground Rules for a Successful Relationship.
5: Boosting Your Relationship.
6: Prioritising Your Relationship.
7: Doing Oodles of Romantic Stuff.
8: Understanding the Essentials of Sex.
9: Turning Up the Sexual Thermostat.
10: Improving Communication and Resolving Conflict.
11: Establishing the Rules of Effective Communication.
12: Settling Disagreements.
13: Breaking the Argument Cycle.
14: Working Through Relationship Issues.
15: Overcoming Day-to-Day Grumbles.
16: Handling the Bigger Difficulties.
17: Managing Major Life Changes.
18: Surviving an Affair.
19: Recognising That It's Over.
20: The Part of Tens.
21: Ten Ways to Ignite Passion.
22: Ten Tips for Talking Together.
23: Ten Ways to Avoid a Row.
24: Ten Great Expectations for Couples.
Appendix: Relationship Resources.