I’m Ready for a Better Marriage! Where do I start?
Let’s take a look at a few different scenarios and see which is closest to your situation . . .
My Partner is Often Aggressive or Passive Aggressive and My Marriage is in Serious Trouble!
If your fights escalate out of control and go on for hours (or days) and your partner has become emotionally or physically aggressive, the best place to start is for you to work through the steps in Back From the Looking Glass . . . this is NOT a book to share with your partner but one you should work through on your own.
Back From the Looking Glass 13 Steps to a Peaceful Home – The only reference book we know of with straightforward steps of what to do if you are in an aggressive/passive aggressive relationship. Back from the Looking Glass is NOT a book to share with your partner but one you should work through on your own.
I Want Books and Audio Products I Can Share With My Partner
Reconnect is an audio series designed for couples to listen to together . . .
Appreciation & Respect
Reconnect – Appreciation & Respect : Simple and to-the-point, this first Reconnect session offers talking points to help cut through the garbage. No jargon or hidden agenda, Steve and Kim challenge some of the most common beliefs that make it hard for women and men to respect each other. Read More . . .
The Love Safety Net Workbook: Steps and exercise you can work on individually or as a couple that will help strengthen your family relationships. The Love Safety Net Workbook offers practical habits you can develop to help your family build emotional health and security.
I am Ready to Work on my Own Destructive Emotional Patterns . . .
Do you give your best to your marriage but feel your best is never enough? If you have symptoms of Codependence, 10 Steps to Overcome Codependence is an easy reference book you can turn too while you are working on developing healthier forms of relating. Codependence is where family dysfunction begins . . .
You may think that you do not have any narcissistic tendencies, but they are easier to spot in others than in ourselves. Your Blind Spot is the book you need if you want to spot your own narcissism and address it.
Bad Marriage or Not – I Want Help Improving My Relationship Skills!
In the same way a healthy diet and exercise will heal a whole host of health complaints, you don’t have to be in a bad marriage for our work to help you. Based on emotional intelligence training, attachment theory, parenting skills and corporate leadership training, our advice will help anyone who is on a path of self betterment. A few of our books are more specifically focused on general relationship skills and may be ones you want to share with your kids, colleagues and friends . . .
The Little Book of Empathy Love and Friendship: This book might be little, but it is power-packed with ‘all the rules of the game’; all the social skills you may not have been lucky enough to learn growing up. How many of these ‘rules’ do you know and what gaps do you have in your social repertoire?
Emotional Stupidity: A humorous title for a serious book. While our work mostly focuses on the positive, sometimes it pays to have a closer look at getting it wrong and just how serious the results can be. This eBook contains some of the most advanced concepts in psychology, simplified and with pictures, but still not light reading.
Where ever you start, it is important you understand the fighting will not stop from thinking you can just do or say something different ‘next time’. In truth our emotional brain is much faster than our logical brain. Without consistent practice in advance, there is no way you will ever think faster than your emotions get triggered.