Proven strategies to help your relationship flourish
'Incisive, practical and inspiring . . . required reading for anyone in or venturing into a relationship.' -Jennifer Ward-Lealand
We all want to make the most of our relationship. Still, sometimes our background, our insecurities and the way we communicate can stymie its success.
With more than three decades of experience, clinical psychologist and family therapist Nic Beets is recognised as one of Australasia's most trusted experts when it comes to relationships.
Make Love Work breaks down the science behind why we act the way we do in relationships, even when it goes against our best interests.
If you've wondered why you find relationships so hard or why your relationship has stalled; why you behave the way you do; or why you can't make sense of what your partner does, Make Love Work explains the reasons clearly and empathetically.
It gives you the tools you need to understand how to be successful in a relationship - from acknowledging your insecurities to being a team player and handling conflict well.
There are practical strategies for handling common areas of stress: setting boundaries, sex and intimacy, money and parenting. Plus, excellent advice on the really tough issues: infidelity, abuse, major stress, loss and grief.
Make Love Work is your essential bible for making your relationship the best it can be.