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Why Talking Is Not Enough: 8 Loving Actions That Will Transform Your Marriage

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Why Talking Is Not Enough, written by Susan Page, author of the acclaimed bestseller If I'm So Wonderful, Why Am I Still Single? presents a novel relationship strategy based on subtle, powerful changes in your own actions. This method shows you the magic of "Keep your mouth out of it!" Page's pioneering eight-step program invites you to give up problem solving and move di ...more
Paperback, 296 pages
Published April 27th 2007 by Jossey-Bass (first published 2006)
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Kawthar
May 31, 2011 Kawthar rated it really liked it
تتناول سوزان بيدج موضوع العلاقات في كتابها "الكلام وحده لا يكفي" بطريقة تختلف كثيراً عن باقي الكتب، وتعزو الكاتبه هذا الاختلاف إلى أنها بنت أفكارها من خلال دراستها للعلاقات الناجحة حولها؛ بخلاف المختصين الآخرين في هذا المجال الذين يقدمون النصائح من خلال علاجهم واطلاعهم على العلاقات السيئة.

وجدت في هذا الكتاب طريقة مبتكرة لتحسين علاقتنا ليس فقط بشريك الحياة، بل بجميع من حولنا، وتكمن الفكرة في تعزيز الجانب الروحي لدى الفرد. تقترح بيدج القيام بـ 8 تصرفات لطيفة لتحسين علاقتنا بالآخرين بدلاً من مناقشة
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Ahmed Safian
ثمانية أفعال لطيفة ستغير من حياتك

العملية و الزوجية والعائلية

تغير تام في مفهوم الشراكة الزوجية لكونها شراكة روحية

و كون الشراكة الروحية تؤثر في بواطن حياتنا

و تعددت الأفعال لتؤسس ركان حياة

لكل من يريد خوض غمار حياة تملئها السعادة و الحب

لكل من يريد أن يضيف سعادة الى كوكب تجرد من الحب

و الى من يشعر أن علاقته تتهاوى

و الى كل من يشعر بأنه يجد الصعاب في تقبل من حوله

و لاننا نحيا بالروح فسنحتاج الى أفعال تجعلها ضياء لنا في حياتنا

و الى كل من أستمتع بالعادات السبع للناس الأكثر فعالية

و بالرجال من المريخ
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Deepika
Feb 11, 2009 Deepika rated it really liked it
This book on first read does not make sense, but the longer you are married, you realize the importance of the 8 actions- really good book
Sorento62
Mar 30, 2013 Sorento62 rated it really liked it
Very good, overall. Some of it is a bit new age and you can take it or leave it. But the idea of doing rather than talking is fantastic.
Tiffany Reddick
Jul 22, 2011 Tiffany Reddick rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone!
Read it within a couple weeks of starting, and sent this book back to the library a few weeks ago. Its launching point might be illustrated by lyrics to a song I like: "It doesn't seem right to take information given at close-range for the gag and the bind and the ammunition. A conversation once colored by esteem has become a diagram of a dialogue of a play for blood." (Fiona Apple, "Not About Love")

Arguments can get nasty. There are times for communication to attempt to work out differences, th
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Carlton Brown
Feb 10, 2015 Carlton Brown rated it it was amazing
This book in my view is a must for anyone in a committed relationship and wishing that to succeed. The book represents an 8-step how-to-manual for happily living together within a successful spiritual partnership. Concepts like generating goodwill, avoid problem solving, practicing restraint, acting as if, balancing your needs versus the partnership, acting alone, practicing acceptance and compassion, get to the core of the authors wisdom and spiritual teachings. This book puts a practical relat ...more
Omar Taufik
Feb 22, 2015 Omar Taufik rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
كتاب رائع تطرح فيه المؤلفة نمط جديد لحل مشاكل العلاقات الإنسانية عموما والزوجية على وجه الخصوص.
هذا النمط يختلف عن النمط التقليدي في حل المشاكل عن طريق التواصل بين الطرفين. هذا النمط الجديد مبني على ركنين وهما البعد عن العمل بحل المشكلة عن طريق مناقشتها و على عدم لزوم عمل الطرفان والاكتفاء بطرف واحد في العمل على تحسين ذاته.
بعد قسم تعرف فيه المؤلفة بمفهوم الشراكة الروحية، تطرح المؤلفة في القسم الثاني الأفعال الثمانية اللطيفة التي تساهم في الوصول إلى الشراكة الروحية ومن ثم التغير في العلاقة الزوجي
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Kristen
May 12, 2015 Kristen rated it it was amazing
This is one of the best relationship books I've ever read. So much of the world of psychology now is focused on diagnosing and trying to "fix" someone or a problem. This books focuses on creating a warm and nurturing environment where problems begin to fade away on their own.
Erin
Nov 22, 2010 Erin rated it it was amazing
The best conflict resolution book I've ever read. Ignore the parts of spirituality and insert Jesus, but great practical advice on communication & how to make relationships work.
Triciafelice
Jan 06, 2013 Triciafelice rated it really liked it
Overall interesting and very usable. Several "ah ha" moments that made me reflect on my natural responses.
Some parts go a bit far, but insightful nonetheless.
Lisa Gorke
Nov 16, 2013 Lisa Gorke rated it it was amazing
We read books to learn and improve our life. Our partnerships should be no different. This has changed the way I interact with my husband, my children and at work. Simple but effective.
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Very helpful book. Recommend to anyone in a relationship.
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