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The best-selling writing team of Men Who Can’t Love combine to encourage the commitment-phobic to live courageously and overcome the obstacles keeping them from evolving into the heroes of their own, everlasting romance. Steven Menasche brings to mind the neighbor you turn to for commonsense advice as he shares with listeners insights to aid them falling and then staying in love. Only when one is willing to upset the self-defeating patterns limiting the scope of relationships is it possible to face down the eight challenges standing between one’s own fears and a lasting connection filled with real intimacy and true love.

Publisher's Summary

Getting to Commitment offers understanding, inspiration, and a concrete plan of action for any woman, man, or couple who is ready to tackle the eight most destructive demons that make people run from loving relationships.

©1998 Steven Carter and Julia Sokol Coopersmith (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

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Enlightening ! learnt so much !

Steve explained the relationship and commitment in so deapth. It's good for any age, man and women.

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  • Sarah K.
  • San Francisco, California United States
  • 01-24-15

Great read!

I recommend doing their whole series! Sokol and Carter really dig in to what commitment - and resistance to it - mean!

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Simply put - a great book!

What did you love best about Getting to Commitment?

The book covers different aspects of commitment issues, I am a researcher in this area and found the book down to earth, informative and practical!

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  • Yuliya
  • Novosibirsk, Russia
  • 05-30-14

good book

I think, there are many interesting things to think of in this book. This book maybe useful and interesting for people, who are thinking about or already have a serious relationships.

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  • Bookman
  • San Francisco, CA, United States
  • 01-10-13

Interesting take on Relationships

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

If you are experiencing issues with your partner, this book can help...

What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

It is 'real'.

Which character – as performed by Steven Menasche – was your favorite?

All. Fantastic, compassionate voice. Made the repetitive nature of this book work. I would listen to other books by this narrator.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Relationships take work!

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Opened my eyes. I highly recommended it

I love the book because it opened my eyes to a lot of self-destructive thoughts and behaviors that I had and made me think about the past relationships and interactions from A New Perspective. To really look at what my fears were and what my actions were creating. In the process of listening to it again and absorbing the lessons.

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very helpful

Very enlightening.
This is a difficult and perplexing problem for those of us that struggle with commitmentphobia.
This book sheds light on this problem and addresses steps to deal with it.

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Where was this book years ago!

I loved this book! It was the most insightful and relatable relationship book I have ever read/listened to. He couldn't be more accurate in his reasons for why people are the way they are in relationships. The book has lifted weights off my shoulders and given me confidence to move forward in relationship issues I've struggled with. I recommend this book to men and women of ALL ages who are struggling with commitment, rubbing from relationships, feeling confused in relationships and questioning things, people who are seeking perfection in a mate and always dissatisfied, individuals who truly want to find lasting love and relationship success... This book is for you!