A self-help book from the Relate relationship experts for people who have not coupled with someone successfully and who wish to find love and enjoy a lasting relationship (20000913)
From the Back Cover
Have you ever wondered why you always seem to find yourself in problem relationships? How come other people seem secure and settled yet you go from one disaster to another?
It could well be that your feelings about yourself are at the root of the problem. This enlightening guide from trained Relate counselor, Julia Cole, shows how self-esteem, or rather a lack of it, can profoundly affect your close relationships. Whether it is due to your family upbringing, your character or your life experiences, low self-esteem is one of the main reasons for relationship failure. Loving Yourself Loving Another can help you improve your emotional well-being. It covers:
-how you perceive others and what makes you choose a particular partner
-how to manage a difficult relationship where one partner suffers from depression, aggression or withdrawal
-how different relationships work: which type can improve your self-esteem and which type destroys it
- how to build strong 'couple esteem' for a healthy, long-lasting relationship
-how to improve your sexual relationship through 'couple-esteem' exercises and advice.
Here you can find advice, self-awareness quizzes and practical exercises to help you improve your emotional well-being.