The Two Truths About Love

The Two Truths About Love

The Art & Wisdom of Extraordinary Relationships

Book - 2012
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Just two simple, yet profound insights can make any intimate relationship not only stable and functional, but extraordinary: 1. Give permission for the other person to be who they truly are and 2. Take responsibility for your own reactions, behaviors, and expectations. In The Two Truths About Love, Jason Fischer reveals these insights and offers guidance for building a deeply accepting and fulfilling partnership. Key Selling Points: ? This book explores the two agreements that can transform average relationships into extraordinary relationships--even if only one partner agrees to follow them. These seemingly simple agreements require practice, dedication, and patience, but result in resilient and loving partnerships. Page 72 of 83 TIP SHEET TIP SHEET ? Jason Fischer is a licensed psychotherapist and former ordained Buddhist monk who has blended Western and Eastern psychology into one practical path for maintaining healthy relationships. ? Similar relationship books by New Harbinger, Couple Skills (ISBN: 978 1572244818 ) and Emotional Fitness for Couples (ISBN: 978 1572244399), have sold a combined total of more than 200,000 copies. The short, insightful chapters in The Two Truths About Love set it apart from competing titles. Description: Some relationships last, others fall apart, and still others seem to thrive and grow as the years go on. The Two Truths About Love is a guide to creating this third type of relationship--an extraordinary partnership wherein each partner feels fully accepted and loved as they are. Designed over the course of thousands of hours conducting face to face counseling sessions with clients, psychotherapist and former Buddhist monk Jason B. Fischer's unique approach has already improved the lives of countless individuals and couples. The two secrets to creating extraordinary relationships are simple: partners must 1. Give permission for the other person to be who they truly are while also 2. Taking responsibility for their own reactions, behaviors, assumptions, and expectations of their partner and the relationship. This book gives readers the tools to start giving permission and taking responsibility in their own relationships and offers strategies for letting go of dissatisfaction and habitual conflicts. In short, accessible chapters, readers learn how to put these seemingly simple rules into practice to regain balance and peace in their partnerships. Author Bio: Jason B. Fischer, MA, LPC, is a licensed psychotherapist who has a thriving counseling practice in Austin, TX. He is the clinical director and owner of Plumeria Counseling Center, a facility comprised of over thirty mental health professionals, which he opened in October 2009. He additionally spent an intensive period of time as a fully ordained Theravadin Buddhist monk, before reentering conventional society to ";walk the middle path.";
Publisher: Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications, Inc., [2012], ©2012
ISBN: 9781608825165
Branch Call Number: 158.2 FISCHER
Characteristics: xv, 188 pages ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Kindell, Sabrina


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