Screamfree Marriage

Screamfree Marriage

[calming Down, Growing Up, and Getting Closer]

Downloadable Audiobook - 2011
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Through the best-selling ScreamFree Parenting , Hal Runkel showed thousands of parents how keeping their cool can revolutionize their family life. In his groundbreaking new book, ScreamFree Marriage , Runkel now shows couples how learning to stay calm, in the face of common marital conflicts, is the key to creating and enjoying a deep, lifelong connection.
 
Every committed couple strives to hold on to the marriage they envisioned back when they first said "I do"--before the end of the honeymoon phase, before kids, mortgages, health crises, and all life's inescapable issues. But the truth is this: conflict is unavoidable--it's impossible for two people to see every single thing, face every issue, and experience every situation in exactly the same way. What results are couples "screaming" at each other--sometimes literally yelling out loud, sometimes shutting themselves down and shutting their partners out, and sometimes avoiding the issue altogether--none of which leads to the passionate, intimate connection we all crave.
 
In ScreamFree Marriage , Hal introduces some radical new concepts about marriage, teaching couples how to embrace this inevitable conflict as a profound vehicle for strengthening a marriage. Rather than just a source of pain and disagreement, these "Fires of Commitment," as Hal describes them, can actually be the exact experience needed to grow couples into new levels of maturity and intimacy. By simply learning the ScreamFree formula of Calming Down, Growing Up, and Getting Closer, you too can cross through these fires and end up with a closer and more passionate marriage than ever before.  Using accessible anecdotes and the disarming humor that readers have come to love, Runkel disproves prevailing marital wisdom, puts couples on a path to "intimate independence" and reveals a whole new, fresh approach to marriage.
Publisher: New York : Books on Tape, 2011
Edition: Library ed
ISBN: 9780307712615
0307712613
Branch Call Number: Overdrive eAudiobook
Characteristics: 1 sound file : digital
Additional Contributors: Runkel, Jenny
Alternative Title: Scream free marriage

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Sep 05, 2013

I highly recommend this book. It takes years sometimes to figure out some of this stuff when you are living life and doing it on your own. I totally related to this book and it made me look closely at some of my actions. I see where I can make changes that will make my marriage more satisfying, a truer partnership. In fact, it is working already!

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