This optimistic book offers surprising advice to married couples on how to improve their relationships--by improving communication, intimacy, and compassion. Based on the eight essential traits of happy marriages observed by Susan Page, this book provides practical help for those looking to find a more fulfilling relationship.
Universally acclaimed by the country's most prominent relationship experts, this warm, optimistic, and practical guide gives couples surprising tools to improve their marriages. After 20 years of working with couples in workshop settings, Susan Page offers insights into the differences between thriving couples and those who focus more on their problems. When she interviewed happy couples to discover what they all have in common, the answers surprised even her, and are important for every couple to know.
A best-seller in its field, this extraordinary book has helped thousands of people improve their relationships--by freeing themselves from unrealistic expectations, enhancing their communication skills, improving intimacy, and setting clear boundaries. It's ideal for couples who want to bring out the best in their long-term relationships--and make commitment more fulfilling.
Best-selling relationship author Susan Page has been counseling both singles and couples on their romantic lives since 1980. She holds a Masters of Divinity from San Francisco Theological Seminary. Early in her career, she worked as Director of Women's Programs at the University of California at Berkeley, establishing the first university-based human sexuality program in the country.An in-demand international speaker, Susan Page has traveled to over 26 states as well as Canada, Korea, Mexico, and Australia to speak on relationship topics. She has appeared on Good Morning America, CNN, NPR, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Montel Williams, Donahue, and dozens of other television and radio shows nationwide. Her work has been showcased in People Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Glamour, New Woman, McCall's, and many other national publications.Page also served as a consultant to writer/director Gary Goldberg on the romantic comedy Must Love Dogs, released in 2005.
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