Renowned visionary and theorist bell hooks began her exploration of the meaning of love in American culture with the critically acclaimed All About Love: New Visions. She continued her national dialogue with the bestselling Salvation: Black People and Love. Now hooks culminates her triumphant trilogy of love with Communion: T... read more
|Author:||Dossie Easton and Janet W. Hardy|
The essential guide for singles and couples who want to explore polyamory in ways that are ethically and emotionally sustainable. For anyone who has ever dreamed of love, sex, and companionship beyond the limits of traditional monogamy, this groundbreaking guide navigates the infinite possibilities that open relationships... read more
Turn a disappointing sex life into one that is enjoyable and fulfilling, and turn a satisfying sex life into an even better sex life. This book guides you through practical tasks, quizzes and talking points to help discover the sexual person you are and your likes and dislikes in bed.
"A powerful and important book. Dangerous Relationships could be a life saver." -- Susan Forward, therapist and author. "I would highly recommend this book to anyone who may be in a violent relationship, or to a relative or close personal friend who has concerns about the safety of someone they love." -- Diane P. McGauley... read more
Welcome to the Relationship Revolution! Making Marriage Simple is the accessible, essential road map to building a strong marriage in the modern world. Leading relationship experts Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt distil into 10 essential truths what they have learned about how to create a successful and satisfying rel... read more
Developed by Dr Sue Johnson over 20 years ago and practised all over the world, EFT has been heralded by Time magazine and the New York Times as the couple therapy with the highest rate of success. Couples who use EFT see a 75 per cent success rate. The therapy programme focuses on the emotional connection of every relationsh... read more
This edition Out of Print. Written for people reflecting on current relationships, reviewing a past relationship or looking to the future. This excellent NZ book explains how to make the best of the opportunities we have to find and keep a lasting bond.
|Author:||Dr David Schnarch, Ph.D|
A sexual and marital therapist explains how to achieve emotional, sexual, and personal fulfillment and intimacy with one's partner in a committed relationship.
Marriages may be made in heaven, but they must be nurtured here on earth. Dr. Chapman explains how people communicate love in different ways, and shares the wonderful things that happen when men and women learn to speak each other's language.
Sometimes talking about your relationship does not help. Dr Patricia Love's and Dr Steven Stosny's How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It reveals the stunning truth about marital happiness: Love is "not" about better communication. It's about connection. You'll never get a closer relationship with your m... read more
According to most relationship books, the key to a solid marriage is communication, communication and more communication. Phooey, says John Gottman, Ph.D., author of the much-praised Why Marriages Succeed or Fail and director of the Seattle Marital and Family Institute. Just as Masters and Johnson pioneered the study of human... read more
|Author:||Robyn D. Walser|
All of us want to be fully accepted in our relationships, yet it can be difficult to fully accept our partners for who they are. This insightful guide for couples is based on a simple concept: Act out of kindness, love, and acceptance, and you will open your relationship for the creation of greater kindness, love, and accepta... read more
Sex is not something people discuss much in New Zealand. We don't often hear conversations about what couples are doing to keep their relationship strong and alive. We often hear complaints about partners' inadequacies or announcements of relationships ending. There is no one right way to build a healthy, happy sexual relatio... read more
ARE YOU GETTING THE LOVE YOU WANT? Originally published in 1988, Getting the Love You Want has helped millions of couples attain more loving, supportive, and deeply satisfying relationships.
The 20th anniversary edition contains extensive revisions to this groundbreaking book, with a new chapter, new exercises, and a... read more
|Author:||Matthew McKay, Patrick Fanning, Kim Paleg|
Love takes work, but, when it comes to relationships, it pays to work smarter. Couple Skills, Second Edition, revised and updated from the therapist-recommended classic, will show you how to work smarter in your relationship. You'll learn to improve communication, cope better with problems, and resolve conflicts with the ... read more
Most relationships go through difficult times, and this text is aimed at those who are trying to make a decision about where their relationship is going. Drawing on her years of experience as a counsellor, psychotherapist Mira Kirshenbaum uses a series of straightforward questions that will enable the reader to diagnose probl... read more
|Author:||John M. Gottman|
Psychologist and top marriage guru John Gottman has spent twenty years studying what makes a marriage last - now you can use his tested methods to evaluate, strengthen and maintain your long-term relationship. This ground-breaking book will enable you to see where your strengths and weaknesses lie, what specific actions you c... read more
|Author:||Lundy Bancroft and Jac Patrissi|
A guide to making the ultimate relationship decision from the author of Why Does He Do That?
In this supportive and straightforward guide, Lundy Bancroft, the author of Why Does He Do That?, and communication specialist JAC Patrissi offer a way for women to practically take stock of their relationships and move forwar... read more
"What the heck is my partner thinking?" is a common refrain in romantic relationships, and with good reason. Every person is wired for love differently, with different habits, needs, and reactions to conflict. The good news is that most people's minds work in predictable ways and respond well to security, attachment, and ritu... read more
In any relationship stage, a woman wants to know how to identify if a man is a dysfunctional nightmare. Along with identifying a toxic man in the early dating stages, the author also covers techniques that show how someone who is already in a toxic relationship can deal with her companion, and how to heal from a dysfunctional... read more