If We're Together, Why Do I Feel So Alone?

If We're Together, Why Do I Feel So Alone?

How to Build Intimacy With An Emotionally Unavailable Partner

Book - 2017 | First edition.
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"A step-by-step guide for coping with emotionally unavailable partners. Living with an emotionally absent partner can be overwhelming. Constantly combating outright hostility or overcoming subtle distance can leave you with the sense that the give-and-take in your relationship has disappeared. But with the right tools, even the most broken relationship can be reinvigorated. Harvard University clinical psychologist Dr. Holly Parker has aimed her focus on helping real-world couples move forward toward a fulfilling future. She has developed a program filled with practical exercises and powerful advice for individuals on both sides of an emotionally damaged relationship. In If We're Together, Why Do I Feel So Alone?, Dr. Parker presents her revelatory insights on topics such as: - How to identify unavailable personality types, such as the Critic, the Sponge, the Iceberg, the Emotional Silencer, and the Defender - How to create healthy emotional connections and boost physical intimacy - How to eliminate habits that trigger self-sabotaging behavior - How to set realistic goals for relationships With patience, empathy, and willpower, Dr. Parker's program can help you restore balance and peace of mind, and turn your damaged partnership back into a rewarding and joyful bond"-- Provided by publisher.
"Harvard University clinical psychologist Dr. Holly Parker offers a step-by-step guide for coping with emotionally unavailable partners. Living with an emotionally absent partner can be overwhelming. Constantly overcoming the silent distance can leave you with the sense that the give-and-take in your relationship has disappeared. But even the most broken relationship can be reinvigorated. In helping real-world couples achieve a fulfilling future, Harvard University clinical psychologist Dr. Holly Parker has developed a program filled with practical exercises and powerful advice for individuals on both sides of an emotionally damaged relationship. In If We're Together, Why Do I Feel So Alone?, Dr. Parker presents her revelatory insights on topics such as: How to identify unavailable personality types, such as the Critic, the Sponge, the Iceberg, the Emotional Silencer, and the Defender How to create healthy emotional connections and boost physical intimacy How to eliminate habits that trigger self-sabotaging behavior With patience, empathy, and willpower, Dr. Parker's program can help you restore balance and peace of mind, and turn your damaged partnership back into a rewarding and joyful bond"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : New American Library, 2017.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780425273487
0425273482
Branch Call Number: 158.2 PARKER
Characteristics: xiii, 299 pages ; 21 cm

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