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Finding the Words Candid Conversations with Loved Ones

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ISBN-10: 1556438389

ISBN-13: 9781556438387

Edition: 2009

Authors: Susan P. Halpern

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Finding the Wordsoffers principles and practical suggestions for those moments in relationships when one wants to be kind but also must discuss a sensitive matter. In thoughtful prose, Susan Halpern explains how to communicate with care in order to strengthen and increase our loving connections. The principles provided in the bookspeaking from the heart, stating intentions, and deep listeningenable readers to navigate difficult encounters. Halpern draws on her years of experience as a psychotherapist, wife, and mother to suggest possible, scripted solutions and positive outcomes for a wide range of situations: a partner who needs to talk about the irritations of joint living, parents of an…    
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List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication date: 10/6/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 5.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Cultivating Conscious Conversations as a Couple
What Can I Say When I Am Furious?
When Is It Time to Talk to My Partner?
All Husbands Take Out the Garbage. Why Don't You
Why Is My Partner Always Trying go Fix My Problems?
How Can We Stop Having the Same Argument Over and Over
Do All Conflicts Need to Be Resolved?
What If I Don't Want To Talk This Through
Getting Along in a Love Relationship
Can I stick to My Plan to Speak with Kindness?
How Can I Find My Way to Loving Acceptance
Do I Have to Tell You Everything?
Why Can't You Read My Mind?
Will Letting Out My Anger Make Things Worse?
How Can I End This Fight?
Why Is It So Hard to Say I'm Sorry?
Why Is It So Hard to Say Yes?
How Can I Say No and Nor Hurt Him?
Accepting Differences between Partners
Don't You Have Any Feelings?
Why Are You Always Late?
How Can We Find Our Way Back to Intimacy
If Only We Had Been Candid about Our Differences
Why Can I Compromise When I Am So Afraid?
How Are We Going to Live Together After All These Years Apart?
Why Can't He Treat the Children the Way I Do?
Bringing Words of Love to Intimate Moments
How Can I Learn to Say �I Love You�?
How Can We Keep Love Alive?
How Can I Talk about What Works for Me in Bed
What Do People Say While Making Love?
How Can We Keep Sex Exciting?
How Can I Talk about My Sexual Attractions
Can I Be Intimate without Sex
Speaking Candidly during a Major Life Crisis
How Can I Talk to Him about His Prostate Cancer?
How Can I Tell Him I Can't Meet All His Needs
Substance Abuse
What Can I Do to Protect Myself from His Drinking
Why Doesn't My Husband Care That I Drink
Job Loss
How Do I Respond to You Losing Your Job?
How Can I Help My Partner with His Professional Difficulty?
Do I Have to End the Marriage?
How Can I Tell Him I Am Seeing Someone Else?
Can We Renegotiate the Conditions Our Marriage
Making Divorce Less Disruptive and Painful
I Can't Remember Why I Married This Person
What Am I Going to Say to End This Marriage?
What Will It Take to Forgive?
How Will We Tell Our Parents
Please Let Me Tell Our Friends When I Am Ready
Can a Divorce Be Peaceful?
How Can We Work Together to Prepare the Children for Our Divorce?
What Should We Say to the Children?
What Do I Tell the Children about My Love Life?
Will the Children Ever Talk about the Divorce with Me?
Even Though I Am Forty, I Want to Know Why My Parents Divorced
How Can I Reach Out to My Children Years after My Divorce?
Learning to Be Adults with Each Other-Parents and Adult Children
How Can I Get My Son to Talk to Me?
Why Do They Tell Me These Things?
Why Does My Daughter Talk More to Her Aunt Than to Me?
What Can I Say When My Adults Child Is Angry with Me?
How Can I Get My Parents to Listen to How I Am Feeling
How Does a Mother Ask for What She Wants?
When Do Daughters Get to Express Their Need
How Can I Get More from my Father?
How Do I Handle My Disapproval of My Daughter?
How Can I Help My Adult Children Talk to Each Other?
Watching Married Children Final Their Own Way
How Can I Ask My Mother for Help?
What Can I Say to My Father about His Broken Promises?
What Is a Mother-in-Law's Business?
What Can I Say When My Parents Tell Me How to Raise My Children?
How Do I Learn to Be a Good In Law?
How Can We Help our Child Through Divorce?
How Long Should I Give Financial Support?
Repairing a Rift between Parents and an Adult Child
What Is Going On When an Adult Child Breaks Off from His or Her Family?
What Can I Say about My Need for Time Away?
What Might Parents Ask When They Want to Understand Their Child's Absence?
How Can I Reconnect with My Father?
How Can I Reconnect with My Son?
How Can I Get My Whole Family Together Again?
What Will We Talk About When We Meet
Supporting Adult Children as They Begin to Parent
Who Gets to Name the Baby?
How Do I Respond to My Children's Questions?
Is It Okay to Speak Up for Health?
Is It Okay to Speak Up for Safety?
How Can I Choose between a Child and a Grandchild?
How Can I Help?
How Can Grandparents Find Ways to Help, Not Hinder?
Can Grandparents Write Different Rules for Their House?
How Can Grandparents Talk about Their Needs?
How Can I Make Relocating Nearer to My Children and Grandchildren Work for All of Us?
What Should I Do If My Children Do Not Invite Me to Relocate?
Nurturing and Reviving Friendship among Siblings
What Should I Say When I Disagree with My Sibling's Politics?
How Can I Reach Out to a Sibling?
How Can I Reach Out to a Sibling? I No Longer Know?
How Can I Get Along with My Sister-in-Law?
How Can Two Sisters Support Their Aging Aunt?
How Do I Handle My Brother's Misuse of Drugs and Money?
Should I Confront My Sister about Her Drinking?
How Can We Fairly Divide the Estate?
Should I Invite My Brother to Live with me during His Divorce?
Do I Have to Welcome My Sister-in-Law into My Marriage?
Using Intergenerational Conversations to Make Decisions at the End of Life
Will I Make a Timely Decision to Stop Driving
How Can I Convince My Elderly Parents to Stop Driving?
When Should I Visit My Aging Mother Who Lives in Another State?
How Can I Convince My Parents to Accept Outside Help?
How Can I Care for My Wife When She Is a Reluctant Patient?
How Can I Help My Mother Move to a Senior Residence?
What Is Happening to This Body of Mine?
Should I Invite My Mother to live with Us?
How Do I Tell Someone I Love That Her Memory Is Failing?
How Do I Talk to a Person with Alzheimer's Disease?
When Should I Write My Will?
How Am I Going to Make Decisions for My Father?
How Should I Make Decisions When My Loved One Is Unresponsive?
How One Family Let Mother Go into Death