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Couples, Intimacy Issues and Addiction

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Published by Haworth Press .
Written in English


  • Social, group or collective psychology,
  • Psychotherapy - Couples & Family,
  • Man-woman relationships,
  • Psychology,
  • Substance abuse,
  • Intimacy (Psychology),
  • Interpersonal Relations,
  • Addicts,
  • Marital psychotherapy

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8152607M
ISBN 100789016656
ISBN 109780789016652

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  Couples, Intimacy Issues, and Addiction reveals the secret dynamics of marriages in trouble. It offers models for nontraditional relating, insight for handling such devastating crises as adultery, and a fascinating analysis of the marital crisis in the film Eyes Wide : Barbara Jo Brothers. The physiological and psychodynamic components of love / Timothy M. Tays --Dual dwelling duos: an alternative for long-term relationships / Judye Hess, Padma Catell --Restoration of intimacy and connection in the treatment of couples with substance abuse issues / Wray Pascoe --Intimacy in addicted couples: clinical issues and case studies. This book is a must-read for couples who want deeper connections with their partners and more fulfilling relationships. It probably would have saved me a few years of heartache at the beginning of my marriage. Lack of meaningful communication is at the core of most relationship issues/5(). Intimacy and Couples Issues We understand that sexual addiction is a disorder or problem of intimacy. Many sex addicts report chronic histories of loneliness, difficulty trusting others, and feeling uncomfortable being close with those they love.

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