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One Dry Season:In the Footsteps of Mary Kingsley
One Dry Season:In the Footsteps of Mary Kingsley by Caroline Alexander 067973189X 9780679731894
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One Dry Season:In the Footsteps of Mary Kingsley by Caroline Alexander

Practical skills and techniques that are based on how distressed and non-distressed couples differ in their problem-solving methods. Often used as a supplementary text for college counseling courses.<P>Content Highlights<P>1 Listening and Validation -- checking impact with intent, giving feedback, summarizing<P>2 Leveling -- expressing feelings, being more assertive, using a suggestion box<P>3 Editing -- being courteous and considerate, focusing on the present situation<P>4 Negotiating Agreements -- gripe time, agenda building, family meeting, resistance to change<P>5 Hidden Agendas -- caring, power, hidden agendas as filters<P>6 Solving Your Sexual Problems -- increasing sexual communication, enhancement of sensuality<P>7 Getting Through a Crisis -- setting ground rules, etiquette for the home, temporary agreements<P>8 Making a Good Thing Better -- active listening, sharing dreams<P>9 Getting Out of a Bad Marriage -- considering divorce and separation, alternatives to divorce, child rearing<P>The book contains practice exercises, inventories, an assessment self-test, and a troubleshooting guide.

Author: Caroline Alexander

Language: English

Edition: First Edition

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 283

Publisher: Vintage

Publication Date: 1991-01-09

Our Price: $4.29

ISBN: 067973189X

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