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  1. We're No Fun Anymore

    Helping Couples Cultivate Joyful Marriages Through the Power of Play

    By Robert Schwarz, Elaine Braff

    In the 21st century, we tend to expect more than ever from our relationships without knowing how to sustain them. Often a married couple juggling the many demands of life, work and children take their bond for granted. They fail to cultivate and nurture the positive interactions they share,...

    Published July 24th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Case Studies in Couples Therapy

    Theory-Based Approaches

    Edited by David K. Carson, Montserrat Casado-Kehoe

    Series: Family Therapy and Counseling

    This up-to-date, highly readable, theory-based, and application-oriented book fills a crucial void in literature on couple therapy. Few books in the couple therapy market bridge the gap between theory and practice; texts tend to lean in one direction or the other, either emphasizing theory and...

    Published July 13th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Enduring Desire

    Your Guide to Lifelong Intimacy

    By Michael E. Metz, Barry W. McCarthy

    Winner of the 2011 AASECT Book Award! Co-authors of Men’s Sexual Health, Michael Metz and Barry McCarthy have come together to inspire and motivate readers in their newest book, Enduring Desire. Real-life examples and clear, helpful individual and couple exercises allow readers to reach for...

    Published October 11th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Handbook of Clinical Sexuality for Mental Health Professionals

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Stephen B. Levine, Candace B. Risen, Stanley E. Althof

    The constantly-changing field inspired the second edition of Handbook of Clinical Sexuality for Mental Health Professionals. In a state-of-the-art guide, Dr. Levine and his associates continue to help professionals with the assessment and treatment of a large array of sexual concerns. Written in a...

    Published January 19th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Discovering Your Couple Sexual Style

    Sharing Desire, Pleasure, and Satisfaction

    By Barry W. McCarthy, Emily McCarthy

    Winner of the 2009 Smart Marriages® Impact Award Think all sex should be earth shattering? The quality of most couple sex doesn’t measure up to the much distorted image of the perfect romantic love/passionate sex encounter portrayed in popular culture. In Discovering Your Couple Sexual Style:...

    Published January 8th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Handbook of Relationship Initiation

    Edited by Susan Sprecher, Amy Wenzel, John Harvey

    The Handbook of Relationship Initiation is the first volume to focus specifically on the very beginning stage of relationships – their origin. In this Handbook, leading scholars on relationships review the literature on various processes related to the initiation of relationships: how people meet,...

    Published June 10th 2008 by Psychology Press

  7. Without Condoms

    Unprotected Sex, Gay Men and Barebacking

    By Michael Shernoff

    After years of activism, risk awareness, and AIDS prevention, increasing numbers of gay men are not using condoms, and new infections of HIV are on the rise. Using case studies and exhaustive survey research, this timely, groundbreaking book allows men who have unprotected sex, a practice now known...

    Published October 27th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Romance and Sex in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood

    Risks and Opportunities

    Edited by Ann C. Crouter, Alan Booth

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    In this volume, Romance and Sex in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood: Risks and Opportunities, top scholars in the field of family research examine the nature and origin of adolescents’ contemporary patterns of sexual and romantic relationships, spanning such diverse topics as the...

    Published October 26th 2005 by Psychology Press

  9. Falling in Love

    Why We Choose the Lovers We Choose, 2nd Edition

    By Ayala Malach Pines

    Falling in Love is the first book to unlock the mysteries of how and why we fall in love. Renowned psychologist Ayala Pines shows us why we fall for the people we do, and argues convincingly that we love neither by chance nor by accident. She offers sound advice for making the right choices...

    Published June 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  10. Intrusive Partners - Elusive Mates

    The Pursuer-Distancer Dynamic in Couples

    By Stephen J. Betchen

    When two people form a relationship or marry, they begin to move towards one another with the expectation of closeness. The emotionality or intensity that accompanies this process, however, may result in fusion followed by a desperate need for space or distance. Intrusive Partners - Elusive Mates...

    Published April 25th 2005 by Routledge