Marriage Rules

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Marriage Rules

A Manual for the Married and the Coupled Up

By Harriet Lerner

Gotham Books, Paperback, 9781592407453, 271pp.

Publication Date: December 31, 2012

Description
Coupling up is complicated Dr. Harriet Lerner's marriage rules are not.
This marriage book provides couple's therapy in a unique format perfect for today's world. The renowned author of "The Dance of Anger "gives readers more than one hundred rules that cover all the hot spots in long-term relationships.
"Marriage Rules" offers new relationship advice to age-old problems ( He won t talk / She doesn t want sex ) as well as modern ones (your partner's relationship to technology). If one person in a couple follows ten rules of his or her choice, it will generate a major, positive change. All that's required is a genuine wish for a better relationship and a willingness to practice.
"Marriage Rules" is a treasure chest of lively, practical advice to help you navigate your relationships issues with clarity, courage, and joyous conviction.


About the Author
Harriet Lerner, Ph.D., is one of our nation s most loved and respected relationship experts. Renowned for her work on the psychology of women and family relationships, she served as a staff psychologist at the Menninger Clinic for more than two decades. A distinguished lecturer, workshop leader, and psychotherapist, she is the author of The Dance of Anger and other bestselling books. She is also, with her sister, an award-winning children's book writer. She and her husband are therapists in Lawrence, Kansas, and have two sons.


Praise For Marriage Rules

“This is the marriage book we’ve been waiting for!”
—Brené Brown, Ph.D., LMSW, bestselling author of The Gifts of Imperfection and Daring Greatly

“Required reading for anyone hoping to interact successfully with any other human.”
—Martha Beck, author of Leaving the Saints

"If you're asking the question, "But what do I DO?" this book is for you. Marriage Rules is wise, gripping, funny, sanity-saving and above all, useful. It's brimming with Lerner's warmth, sharp wit, remarkable clarity, and practical advice."
—Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. author of Driven to Distraction

"This book is an astonishing blend of down-home wisdom and clinical experience. I can't think of a better comprehensive guide to making marriage work for today's couples. Read it for your own relationship and give it to every newlywed you know."
—William J. Doherty, Ph.D., professor at the University of Minnesota and author of Take Back Your Marriage

"Don't be fooled by this book's simplicity: Lerner, a distinguished psychologist, offers a real-life roadmap for a healthy relationship. She is an outstanding guide, accompanying us on the hard moments of the journey while escorting us firmly in the direction of love and joy and wisdom."
—Pat Love, co-author of How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It

"Open this book anywhere and you'll find a rule that will rescue you from the swamps and quicksands of marriage and couplehood. What a beautiful, smart, witty and eminently helpful book!"
—Janis Abrahms Spring, Ph.D., author of After the Affair

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