Too Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay by Mira KirshenbaumThinking about that time when things between you and your partner were at their best. Looking back, would you now say that things were really very good between you then? Has there been more that one incident of physical violence in your relationship? Have you already made a concrete commitment to pursue a course of action or lifestyle that definitely excludes your partner? In spite of your problems, do you and your partner have even one positively pleasurable activity or interest besides children that you currently share and look forward to sharing in the future, something you do together that you both like and that gives both of you a feeling of closeness for awhile? Would you say that to you, your partner is basically nice, reasonable intelligent, not too neurotic, okay to look at, and most of the time smells alright? Does it seem to you that your partner generally and consistently blocks your attempts to bring up topics or raise questions, particularly about things you care about?
Too Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay A Step by Step Guide to Help You Decide Whether to Stay In or Get
Too Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay by Mira Kirshenbaum
I remain strong and dignified. Posted October 20, at pm Permalink. Then she just melted. It is hard work, but we both agree that in the end it's worth it - regardless of the eventual outcome of our marriage.Landy Blue. And instead of honoring what we once meant to each other, stewing in shame and resentment. Living with Your Husband's Secret Wars. Some questions focus on what we might think of as minimum qualities for a relationship: When the The premise of this book is that trying to weigh the options of leaving or staying in a relationship is a losing game .
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A really good read for people really fucked-up in their marriage. To my mother. Reading this book made me realize that I have an amazing partner in life. Posted November 16, at am Permalink.
I won't always agree, but I wnt feedback. Flowing text. You cry a lot. Will that be enough.
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You spend less time together. It was honest. You know wicked smiles and fleeting attention are not bd foundation for loving relationships. Is joint custody a possibility, and do you want it.
When the subject of intimacy comes up between you fres your partner, is there generally a battle over what intimacy is and how to get it. Yet there is another path to the end of a relationship--one filled with mutual respect, and deep caring, at am Permalink? Posted November 16. With the relief of this life-changing course of action comes a new and difficult set of challenges bav recovering addicts and those who love them.Welcome back. And you will learn how the two of you can avoid the mistakes that prevent healing and discover how to feel secure with each other again. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. I felt really good about my decision to stay by the end of it.
Posted February 24, Stephanie Michaud rated it really liked it Recommends it for: mid life crisis ladies. Jul 22, at pm Permalink. Excerpted by permission of Penguin Publishing Group. Posted April 12?
Print Hardcover Audiobook. When you feel ambivalent about your partner you take distance from them. You spend less time together. You talk less, and about less important things. You stop doing things together. To find your way out of relationship ambivalence, make a diagnosis the way doctors do.
I read it in 3 days. Love, now makes everything more complicated. It means so much to me. Having been married for 10 yrs and being stuck in between wanting to leave and not knowing if i was making the right decision i am so greatful I found this book. I recommend taking notes as you read so you don't have to continually re-read.
A relationship can feel good one day and bad the next, gold it is almost impossible to weigh the good against the bad. Share this: Twitter Facebook. While we are all the same, and our relationships especially. Quick take: Being there when it counts is respect that delivers.
There are many books that promise to help you fix a bad relationship? For examp. Sally Browne. Are they willing to change.