Marriage forecasting : changing the climate of your relationship one conversation at a time

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Marriage forecasting : changing the climate of your relationship one conversation at a time

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What's the forecast for your marriage? Marriages are as variable as the weather, and every marriage has a climate. Some are chilly and lack intimacy. Others are stormy and filled with conflict. But while the weather outdoors is beyond our control, the communication climates within our homes can be changed--for the better. Communication specialist Tim Muehlhoff offers simple strategies for improving the climate of a marriage. Our individual words and actions always take place within an overall atmosphere of expectations. Without a healthy climate of trust, we are prone to miscommunication and misunderstanding. Muehlhoff shows how to take an accurate climate reading of a relationship and explains what causes climates of poor communication. With current research on marital communication, listening skills, empathy and conflict resolution, Marriage Forecasting provides practical ways for couples to rebuild a warm relational climate. Don't just talk about the weather. Break the cold front, clear the fog, and change the extended outlook for your marriage.

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978-0830838417

Publication Date

12-1-2010

Document Type

Book

Publisher

IVP Books

City

Downers Grove

Keywords

Marriage; Communication;

Disciplines

Other Communication

Marriage forecasting : changing the climate of your relationship one conversation at a time

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