How do you fall back in love? This was the underlying problem of one in four couples seeking help from relationship therapist Andrew G. Marshall. They described their problem as: 'I love you but I'm not in love with you'. Noticing how widespread the phenomenon had become, he decided to look more closely. Why were these relationships becoming defined more by companionship than by passion, and why was companionship no longer enough?
Now available together for the first time: all six episodes from the first series of classic comedy from David Renwick (who went on to write One Foot in the Grave), Andrew Marshall (who later wrote 2point4 Children), and Eric Pode (of Croydon). Starring Denise Coffey, Chris Emmett, Fred Harris and Nigel Rees.
A supportive and practical guide to coping with infidelity and keeping your relationship alive. There are few things in life more traumatic than discovering that your partner is having an affair. You are not only coping with the pain and anger but also the sense that your partner is a stranger. How could someone you love, and thought that you knew, treat you in this way?
Are you your own greatest critic? Do you have low self-esteem? Have you ever thought that if people knew the real you, that they would think less of you? Does life feel an uphill struggle because nobody - not even you - is truly on your side? If any of this sounds familiar, it is time to take a fresh look at the most important relationship of all: your relationship with yourself.
Seven Steps to Achieving Better Cooperation and Communication. Have you tried asking nicely but nothing has changed? Have you resorted to nagging, sulking or losing your temper but it has just made things worse? Has your partner said 'yes' but never quite got round to that job? Have you told yourself 'it doesn't matter' but just ended up resenting your partner? If all this sounds familiar, you are ready for an entirely new approach.
Do you have arguments that go round and round in circles? Do you and your partner keep picking at each other over stupid things? Can things turn nasty when you disagree? Despite all the falling out, making up and promises to try harder, do you find that nothing really changes? If all this sounds familiar, it is time for a fresh approach. In this down-to-earth book, marital therapist Andrew G Marshall draws on 25 years of counselling couples to explain how to deal with conflict and find lasting solutions.
Are you tired of casual relationships and playing 'the game'? Do you want to settle down, but can't seem to be able to find the right person? Have you just come out of a long-term relationship, or had your heart badly broken? Do you worry that nobody will love you again? If any of this sounds familiar, you may have fallen into the Single Trap. You are not alone. For the first time ever, the number of single-person households in the UK is about to outnumber those with families.
Seven Steps to Recovering From a Break-up. Whether your partner left or it's you who decided to end the relationship, breaking-up is painful, difficult and sometimes overwhelming. Friends and family urge you to forget the past and reach for the future. However, it is never that simple. Before you can move on, you need to understand what went wrong, mourn the loss and, most importantly, to heal.
Seven Steps to getting clarity and commitment in your relationship. In the movies, a couple meet and they just know that each has found that one special person. Marriage, children and eternal bliss are just a heart-beat away. Unfortunately in the real world, it is much harder to work out if a relationship has a future or not. Most people do not have these blinding flashes or if they've had them in the past, have been badly let down and no longer trust their own judgement.
Seven steps to revitalising your relationship. We give our car or boiler regular services because these are things that we rely on and know it is better to fix minor glitches than wait until they become major problems .
However when it comes to something as important as our relationship, we tend to close our eyes and hope for the best. In this practical book, Marital therapist Andrew G Marshall draws on twenty-five years of counselling couples to design a programme that gives your relationship the once over, tightens up any niggling problems and keeps it running smoothly.
An exciting new annual anthology: a year's worth of the most interesting, noteworthy, and best-written articles on all aspects of the business world. You'll hear Ken Auletta on Herb Allen's CEO retreat, Diane Brady on Martha Stewart, Steve Silberman on creating a borderless global cyber-marketplace, and other pieces come from the pages of Harper's, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The Nation, and Rolling Stone.