For couples who are struggling with one or both partners experiencing low sexual desire, this is a wonderful, resource-filled book that provides education, clinical examples, and practical ways to jumpstart a fulfilling physical relationship.Whether your decreased desire stems from boredom, deep seated hurt and lack of trust, or biological reasons, this book can provide you with new hope. Do you need your alone time, hate chaos and loud noise, and feel overwhelmed and stressed when your routine is disrupted?
In this book, he guides you through figuring out what you’re doing right and wrong within your marriage, using self-tests (do you love quizzes? This book is science-based yet easy to understand, and will give you concrete advice to help your relationship thrive.
Ty Tashiro was a professor on my dissertation committee!
From the book jacket: The chapters are short and sweet, and the language is direct, challenging and immensely hopeful.
If you haven’t read this book yet, purchase it today and put down everything else you are reading.
Hint: it has to do with repeating familiar patterns from your childhood.
There are wonderful exercises as well, for you and your partner to do together to make you feel closer.,which explains why you may feel so anxious and off-balance when your partner withdraws or acts distant.
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Even more importantly, you’ll know ways to stay happy and connected once you find the person for you. You will finally understand why you picked your partner, even though they often trigger you and may seem like the worst possible choice for you on many levels.
Finally you see that it’s not just you being hyper-critical; ADHD truly has a devastating impact on marriages if partners do not work together to ameliorate some of its effects.
Also discusses the phenomenon of the hyper-focused courtship, where someone with ADHD becomes focused on the relationship to the exclusion of all else, which feels great for the partner. This classic book explain how have partners often different “love languages,” which means that what is meaningful and loving to one may not what is valued by the other.
Whether your communication style values quality time, words of encouragement, giving of gifts, acts of service, or physical touch, the book instructs you in becoming fluent in all five languages of love.