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Publication Review: Exactly How To Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It (2007)

Book Review: How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It (2007)Article by Dr. Victor Wiesner, LPC-S, NCC, CCMHC






Patricia Love, Ed.D. and Steven Stosny, Ph.D. are contrarians in the book How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It (2007). Instead of endorsing traditional talk therapy methods for improving relationships such as, well, “talking”, they offer a more behavioral approach based largely on psychological differences in the genders as gleaned from research and their vast clinical experience. Early on the authors assert that couples “are not disconnected because they have poor communication; they have poor communication because they are disconnected” (p. 5). I have reread that sentence dozens of times sensing the paradigm shift this statement represents. The cross cultural nuances of this approach appear to be fertile ground for investigation and clearly the bulk of the material is based on western heterosexual couples

Publication Review: Exactly How To Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It (2007)

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