Rock the Boat: How to Use Conflict to Heal and Deepen Your Relationship

Resmaa Menakem


Rock the Boat: How to Use Conflict to Heal and Deepen Your Relationship

Rock the Boat: How to Use Conflict to Heal and Deepen Your Relationship

  • Title: Rock the Boat: How to Use Conflict to Heal and Deepen Your Relationship
  • Author: Resmaa Menakem
  • ISBN: 9781616495794
  • Page: 291
  • Format: Paperback



An honest look at what really works to bring intimacy and deeper trust into your relationship Couples therapist Resmaa Manakem challenges couples not to avoid conflict Don t be afraid to rock the boat The emotional transformation that results can forge a greater, mature intimacy a deeper trust and a stronger bond.An honest look at what really works to bring mAn honest look at what really works to bring intimacy and deeper trust into your relationship Couples therapist Resmaa Manakem challenges couples not to avoid conflict Don t be afraid to rock the boat The emotional transformation that results can forge a greater, mature intimacy a deeper trust and a stronger bond.An honest look at what really works to bring intimacy and deeper trust into your relationship Couples therapist Resmaa Manakem challenges couples not to avoid conflict Don t be afraid to rock the boat The emotional transformation that results can forge a greater, mature intimacy a deeper trust and a stronger bond.Conflict is a natural part of any intimate relationship Yet most couples either avoid it or try to smooth over their differences This results in at least one partner compromising their integrity and stunting their own growth Gritty, often irreverent, and always practical, Rock the Boat challenges couples not to flee from conflicts, because the emotional stalemate that conflicts produce creates an opportunity for profound transformation This transformation affirms each partner s individuality while forging a mature intimacy, a greater trust, and a deeper bond Rock the Boat challenges the idea that conflict between partners is unhealthy or something to avoid Instead, it encourages both people to stand by what they need and who they are but to do so with compassion rather than competitiveness or vengefulness This is the purpose of an intimate relationship to create an atmosphere where both people learn to grow up and mature in their relationship by appreciating each other s individual needs in a caring and mature way.Author Resmaa Menakem, a licensed clinical social worker specializing in couples therapy, addresses key factors in making this happen, including accepting discomfort and uncertainty honesty and openness about sex, money, kids, and in laws recognizing when conflict might escalate into violence or abuse and, when appropriate, finding and working with a good therapist.Rock the Boat is not about ideals, or what we hope or imagine relationships to be It s an honest, unflinching look at what actually works.


Recent Comments "Rock the Boat: How to Use Conflict to Heal and Deepen Your Relationship"

I learned a lot !

Excellent book on why difficulties in our closest relationships are important to developing our wisdom and how to work with them.

We always end up distraught, upset, arguing, and this is normal everyday life, but once you read this book, you will question yourself, the author certainly makes you think about what is right and what is wrong, it helps you understand that we need these feelings to show us that things are important to us Sticking your head in the sand never helps anyone because true as I write this the problem will raise its ugly head again and probably bite you in the ass harder for ignoring it the previous ti [...]


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