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In Harm's Way: Help for the Wives of Military Men, Police, Emts, and Firefighters [Paperback]

Aphrodite Matsakis

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  • Paperback: 176 pages
  • Publisher: New Harbinger Publications (30 Sep 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1572244003
  • ISBN-13: 978-1572244009
  • Product Dimensions: 23.5 x 16 x 1.1 cm
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,458,093 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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In Harm's Way Bestselling author, Aphrodite Matsakis, helps women whose partners are in the military, police force, or fire department to confront and overcome the fear, anger, and loneliness they experience in having partners whose lives are constantly in danger. Full description

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5.0 out of 5 stars Learn how to define and communicate important emotional information through a guide which teaches better coping strategies 8 Dec 2005
By Midwest Book Review - Published on Amazon.com
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If the man in your life is in a high-risk profession, whether it be military or domestic policing, you need In Harm's Way: Help For The Wives Of Military Men, Police, Emts & Firefighters: it's one of the few to tell how to cope with loved ones operating daily under high-risk circumstances. Learn how to handle both emotional stress and children needs, learn about common homecoming pressures and readjustment issues which emerge from them on all sides, and learn how to define and communicate important emotional information through a guide which teaches better coping strategies.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Very good 16 Nov 2008
By Elizabeth - Published on Amazon.com
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I'm really liking it, even my boyfriend who is a deputy says is very good. We recommend it.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Good for self help but not the best for understanding this job type 27 Jan 2011
By Book Imp - Published on Amazon.com
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Let me start by saying that this is not a bad book but it is really more of a self help journal. A great majority of the book is more along the lines of it asking questions and you writing down your answers and doing exercises. Most of the information is the same that you would find in any marriage counseling/self help book. It touches briefly on subjects such as sex, anger, finances, and a bit on how to communicate. The rest of the book deals with how to calm your fears and stress and deal with your spouses dangerous job in a calm way. Also how to deal with the reality that your spouse could die. It touches on how to help your children cope with their father's job as well.
This is a self help book strictly for the helping the wife not an explanation on your spouse's job and how to help him deal. If that is what you are looking for then this will be good either by using alone for self therapy or in addition to counselor therapy. If you are dealing with a lot of worry, fear or depression from your spouses job then this is a good place to start or even if you are a brand new spouse of a high-risk profession worker and have personal concerns. If it is a case where you are needing marriage or communication help than use this (for yourself) in addition to another book like " Getting the Love you Want" (for both)

If you are wanting an entailed explanation of specific high risk jobs and the stress that they deal with you will need to find another book, i.e. "I Love A Cop" for LEO wives
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