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Passionate Marriage is recognized as the pioneering book on intimate human relationships. With a new preface by the author, this updated edition explores the ways we can keep passion alive and even reach the height of sexual and emotional fulfillment later in life. David Schnarch accompanies his inspirational message of attaining long-term happiness with proven techniques developed in worldwide workshops to help couples develop greater intimacy. Chapters provide the scaffolding for overcoming sexual and emotional roadblocks— from evaluating personal expectations to laying the groundwork for keeping the sparks alive years down the road, and everything in between. This book is sure to help couples overcome hurdles in their relationships and reach the fullest potential in their love lives.
About the Author
David Schnarch, PhD, a licensed clinical psychologist and certified sex therapist, directs the Marriage and Family Health Center in Evergreen, Colorado. He is the author of Constructing the Sexual Crucible and Resurrecting Sex.
This book was recommended to me by a psychologist during couples counselling. If only I'd read this a couple of years into my marriage. This books shares many real life experiences of couples who have turned their relationships around by being individuals and true to themselves. Absolutely brilliant.
Loving the Journey
"Schnarch takes the reader behind the scenes as couples describe similar feelings as well as their explicit sexual encounters during dramatic therapy sessions.... [A] useful guide." -- Marty Dean Evenswold - Library Journal "This pioneering work opens whole new lines of thoughts and will benefit many couples." -- Bernie Zilbergeld, PhD, author of The New Male Sexuality
ISBN: 9780393334272 ISBN-10: 0393334279 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 448 Published: 27th April 2009 Publisher: WW Norton & Co Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 20.9 x 14.0
Weight (kg): 0.35