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Love Starts Here: Becoming Your Best Self To Find Your Best Match

byAvrum Nadigel, Aliza T. Israel

Perfect | May 2, 2017

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Are you ready for a relationship? How can you meet the right person? How do you know it’s right? Will this last?Thanks to Internet dating and instant global communication, it’s become easier and easier to meet people. So why is it so hard to find the right person? So hard that you may have, almost, given up. Who needs a long-term committed relationship anyway?The exercises in this workbook are designed to help you thrive in the relationships you have, or hope to find. Created by a married couple – a family-and-relationship therapist and a clinical psychiatrist – this book will provide you with tools to navigate the highs and lows of emotionally-committed relationships. Whether you fear commitment, or find yourself blinded by your love of falling in love, this workbook will help you begin to make changes, to chart a path toward lasting, committed love.Commitment is hard. But there is meaning in the struggle: You are capable of building a relationship that is far better than the ones you've seen.
Dr. Aliza Israel is a child and adolescent psychiatrist at Women's College Hospital, and lecturer at the University of Toronto in child psychiatry and women's mental health. Her work focuses on the interplay between parental and child mental health, and in promoting resilience in young families. Dr. Israel lives in Toronto with her hus...
Title:Love Starts Here: Becoming Your Best Self To Find Your Best MatchFormat:PerfectDimensions:160 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.68 inPublished:May 2, 2017Publisher:Self-Counsel PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Proposed TOC:Introduction: The process of Learning to Commit• An introduction to family systems theory • Learning to Commit: The Process• When I’m single... but why?• How to use this workbookSection 1: What keeps people stuckExercise 1. The problem is in someone elseExercise 2. The problem is in the small detailsExercise 3. Popular relationship advice... popular doesn’t equal goodSection 2: Learning to Commit... to yourselfExercise 4. Got backbone? (Getting clear on your values and principles) Exercise 5. Crafting a personal mission statement?Exercise 6. Living a principled lifeExercise 7. How to self-regulate when times get toughSection 3: Learning to Commit... to othersExercise 8. Your relationship style (fused or distant)Exercise 9. Relationship check-up (family, friends, colleagues) Exercise 10. How to construct your family genogramExercise 11. Identifying problem spotsExercise 12. Doing the work: Pick one relationshipExercise 13. How to conduct a self-experimentExercise 14. The art and science of being an observerExercise 15. How to use journaling to increase self-knowledgeSection 4: Learning to Commit... to anotherExercise 16. Define your “Best Self”Exercise 17. What are your non-negotiablesExercise 18. What is your “You’ll complete me” pain point? Exercise 19. Writing your online dating profileExercise 20. Selecting someone to dateExercise 21. Making the best of a first dateExercise 22. Deciding on a second, third... dateSection 5: Learning to Commit... to marriage - 20160215