Love between Equals: Relationship as a Spiritual Path

Penguin Random House Audio

Narrated by Holly Palance

8 hr 47 min

Learn how to successfully negotiate conflicts and deepen our most intimate relationships in this practical and thoughtful guide by an experienced Buddhist teacher, psychotherapist, and couples counselor. 
 
A committed relationship, as most people see it today, is a partnership of equals who share values and goals, a team united by love and dedicated to each other’s growth on every level. This contemporary model for coupledom requires real intention and work, and, more often than not, the traditional archetypes of relationships experienced by our parents and grandparents fail us or seem irrelevant. Utilizing the wisdom of her years of personal and professional practice, Young-Eisendrath dismantles our idealized projections about love, while revealing how mindfulness and communication can help us identify and honor the differences with our partners and strengthen our bonds. These practical and time-tested guidelines are rooted in sound understanding of modern psychology and offer concrete ideas and the necessary tools to reinforce and reinvigorate our deepest relationships.
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Penguin Random House Audio
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Published on
Aug 20, 2019
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Duration
8h 47m 9s
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ISBN
9781645470014
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Language
English
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Genres
Family & Relationships / Love & Romance
Psychology / Psychotherapy / Couples & Family
Self-Help / Personal Growth / General
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