)Specifically, in Harville Hendrix, a couples counselor, introduces Imago Relationship Therapy, which he created based on a variety of disciplines, such as cognitive therapy, Gestalt therapy and depth psychology.You can learn more about Harville Hendrix and Imago Relationship Therapy here.4.
According to clinical psychologist Lisa Blum, “The book is based on Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), which clinical psychologist and researcher Sue Johnson founded.
Blum, who also specializes in EFT, explained that “The book outlines several stages of healing work that couples can do together, in the privacy of their own home and at their own pace—called the ‘seven conversations’—that are truly effective, if both partners allow themselves to fully engage in the process.”She added that the book “takes some very rich theory and research about how human beings are wired for close connection and attachment with each other, and translates it into easy-to-follow chapters and exercises that have the goal of resolving long-standing hurts between partners and helping them to feel close, safe, and ‘held’ by their most intimate partner.”You can learn more about Sue Johnson and her work here.2.
Overall, Kizis' story is well-written and absorbing, and it will appeal to fans of chick lit and fans of literary fiction alike.
Angry Housewives Eating Bons Bons by Lorna Landvik is the story of five women in a book club in Minnesota from 1968 to 1998.
Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John Gottman and Nan Silver.
Howes said that this book, which “examines the science of relationships,” is perfect for people “who value research, reason and practical advice.” John Gottman is a world-renowned marriage researcher and clinical psychologist.
It is a good book, but happiness is sold separately.
Check Amazon rating » Finishing Touches by Deanna Kizis tells the story of Jesse Holtz, a young woman whose best friend dies in a car accident.
Several months later, Jesse begins dating that friend's grieving husband.
Finishing Touches has some of the gloss and fluff of chick-lit fiction, but the meat of the novel deals sensitively with themes of grief, love, friendship, and family.
These books about relationships are great for women interested in reading about family drama, marriage and the struggles that shape relationships.