Having read just about every self-help book written about relationships, I cannot recommend this book highly enough.
I feel as if Stepen Carter has handed me the universal secret.
This book is excellent for anybody who has a poor track record in relationships. I read it with a sick feeling in the pit of my stomach. I was there on every page, as was every 'short-term' partner I have had over the last 10 years.
Most of the knowledge in this book is stuff you proabably already knew, but nobody ever actually told you. But Stephen Carter writes so succinctly, from his own disfunctional experiences.
If you have felt for some time that there was something wrong, but have the type of kind, caring, friends in committed relationships who tell you that you just havent met the 'right one' then read on. This book will not tell you how to change or give you the answers, but it will describe you on every page (scarey stuff!)
To find the true answers on how to change yourself, then you will need to read Getting To Committment, also by Stephen Carter.
Remember, we cannot change others, only ourselves. But by making these simple changes, (which will not always be easy!), you will attract the right sort of person into your life.
This book should be compulsory reading for anyone who has struggled to understand a difficult partner, but be aware, you may not get the answers you were looking for!
Totally eye-opening and highly recommended