Eight Lessons for a Happier Marriage
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Applying the methods and ideas espoused in his popular book Choice Theory, world-renowned psychiatrist and relationship expert Dr. William Glasser, along with his wife, Carleen, offers a practical guide to an enduring, satisfying, successful marriage. Eight Lessons for a Happier Marriage showcases eight real-life histories of troubled couples and presents simple, practical...more
ebook, 128 pages
Published October 13th 2009 by HarperCollins e-books (first published July 1st 2007)
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Bryan
Another wonderful book from Dr. Glasser. This book applies Choice Theory directly to marriage and gives some good insight into utilizing Choice Theory in daily marital life as well as in some common sticky situations that arise in even the best relationships. This book separated many of the key elements into lessons with a question at the end that you can ask of yourself or your spouse. I found this helpful as it is a question you can ask yourself each day as a reminder and a mindfulness exercis...more
Katie


This book was particularly interesting because it applied the choice theory strictly to married couples situations. It is important that we remember that when we apply choice theory to our relationships it allows us to be able to feel freedom which is one of the five needs in life. By recognizing these factors we are able to find ways to improve our lives. A great read and it was quick to work through and it brought up many great topics to be discussed with any partner!
Tamara
Yes - I know, another marriage book! Short book. Interesting concepts like how external control can damage a marriage. They describe seven deadly habits replacing them with seven supportive habits like support, encourage, listen, accept, trust. We choose our behavior and understanding each other's quality worlds was interesting. One side note, there are real couple stories/examples throughout the book and I thought a few were too explicit.
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Quick read, is helpful (limited) in a practical way in giving help to people who need help in getting along and learning how to negotiate through conflict.
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