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The Resource Empowered love : use your brain to be your best self & create your ideal relationship, Steven Stosny, Ph.D

Empowered love : use your brain to be your best self & create your ideal relationship, Steven Stosny, Ph.D

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Empowered love : use your brain to be your best self & create your ideal relationship
Title
Empowered love
Title remainder
use your brain to be your best self & create your ideal relationship
Statement of responsibility
Steven Stosny, Ph.D
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Ever wonder why your self-control, rationality, and compassion seem to go out the window when dealing with your partner? Couples therapist and psychiatrist Steven Stosny explains it all in this revelatory book about the divide between our adult and our toddler brains. Too often, conflict in our intimate relationships reactivates our least-regulated "toddler" side, bringing out an instinctive desire to assert our own way and make everything a zero-sum game. Dr. Stosny shows the way toward overcoming these destructive impulses and nurturing our more loving and clear-eyed inclinations. Drawing upon his decades of experience in working with troubled marriages, he distills his insights into an actionable guide for embracing our best impulses in our relationships. Power Love is a valuable guide for married and live-in couples who struggle with an unhealthy dynamic; those already in individual or couples therapy who want a highly effective aid to help them communicate with their partner; and licensed therapists and counselors looking for an in-depth perspective on the developmental stages in play with relationship strife. Praise for the Author "The book takes readers beyond verbal affirmations to taking actions that provide a meaningful basis for moving ahead with the healing process." -- Kirkus Reviews "Stosny's workbook-like exercises help you apply what you're learning to your own unique situation. You'll feel like you have a personal coach guiding you to better times!" -- Michele Weiner-Davis, author of Divorce Busting and The Sex-Starved Marriage "Stosny has broken new ground for individuals moving forward from any type of betrayal or violation of the intimate bonds of relationships. He takes the reader beyond hurt, even beyond healing, into the area of personal mastery by way of compassion." -- Patricia Love, Ed.D., coauthor of How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It and Never Be Lonely Again"--
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DLC
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Stosny, Steven
Dewey number
158.2
Index
no index present
LC call number
BF575.L8
LC item number
S86 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Love
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Motivation (Psychology)
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Love
  • Motivation (Psychology)
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Marriage
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Love & Romance
  • PSYCHOLOGY / Interpersonal Relations
  • SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
  • PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / General
Label
Empowered love : use your brain to be your best self & create your ideal relationship, Steven Stosny, Ph.D
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface. Love relationships: a world of their own -- Part I. Toddlers in love -- Love in the wrong part of the brain -- How can I be me while you're being you? -- Toddler-brain coping mechanisms -- Toddler-brain relationship destroyers -- Toddler love is a jealous God -- Relationship dynamics in toddler love -- Part II. Adults in love -- Overcoming intimate relationship dynamics in the adult brain -- the adult brain uses values to balance the grand human contradictions -- The adult brain uses metaphors to balance the grand human contradiction -- Closeness and distance: the laws of emotional bonds -- Binocular vision -- Adults in love respect individuality and honor differences -- Developing adult-brain habits -- Power love negotiation -- To get the partner you most want to have, be the partner you most want to be -- Sex and power love -- Empowering power love -- The most loving thing you can say to your partner: Teach me how to love you. -- Epilogue and summary -- Appendix: the toddler-love epidemic
Control code
ocn988756124
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 226 pages
Isbn
9780486819402
Lccn
2017030081
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)988756124
Label
Empowered love : use your brain to be your best self & create your ideal relationship, Steven Stosny, Ph.D
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface. Love relationships: a world of their own -- Part I. Toddlers in love -- Love in the wrong part of the brain -- How can I be me while you're being you? -- Toddler-brain coping mechanisms -- Toddler-brain relationship destroyers -- Toddler love is a jealous God -- Relationship dynamics in toddler love -- Part II. Adults in love -- Overcoming intimate relationship dynamics in the adult brain -- the adult brain uses values to balance the grand human contradictions -- The adult brain uses metaphors to balance the grand human contradiction -- Closeness and distance: the laws of emotional bonds -- Binocular vision -- Adults in love respect individuality and honor differences -- Developing adult-brain habits -- Power love negotiation -- To get the partner you most want to have, be the partner you most want to be -- Sex and power love -- Empowering power love -- The most loving thing you can say to your partner: Teach me how to love you. -- Epilogue and summary -- Appendix: the toddler-love epidemic
Control code
ocn988756124
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 226 pages
Isbn
9780486819402
Lccn
2017030081
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)988756124

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