“Things can get better, relationships can be repaired, hope can be restored ……”
– Tara Fields
Praise for THE LOVE FIX
“This book is filled with hope, positivity, and all the tools you need to help your relationship to thrive.” —John Gray, PhD and author of Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus
“An essential read for anyone in a relationship. No matter what the state of your relationship you will find tips and strategies in The Love Fix to enhance it, and maximize your own happiness in the process.” —Louann Brizendine, MD and author of The Female Brain and The Male Brain
“Tara Fields has three decades under her belt as a couple’s therapist but unlike most of her brethren, also has had a vast experience in the media. So she knows how to communicate. And you are the beneficiary. That’s only one reason why this is the best relationship book I have ever read. It is wise and modern but most importantly, refreshingly objective, down to earth, direct, and practical. This is a must-read.” —Dr. Dean Edell
“Tara Fields has combined the best of cutting edge thinking in the fields of holistic psychology, mindfulness, and couple’s therapy to arm readers with the skills that will bring forth change and real transformation. A useful guide for both clinicians as well as couples and individuals who strive for healing change.” —Ronald Alexander, PhD, MFT
About the Book
Renowned relationship therapist Dr. Tara Fields reveals the five most common conflict patterns couples fall into and the steps they can take to find their way back to a happy, satisfying relationship in her new book from HarperCollins, The Love Fix: Repair and Restore Your Relationship Right Now, published in September 2015.
All couples argue, but how do some couples get here, to this point that seems like no return?
Licensed marriage and family therapist Dr. Tara Fields has spent over twenty-eight years working with couples. What she learned was that there are five common conflict patterns couples fall into: The Parent-Child Trap; The Blame-Shame Spiral; Come Close, Go Away; Testing, Testing, 1, 2, 3; Growing Apart. She also discovered three steps to getting past having the same fight over and over again and moving on to building a relationship where you each feel heard, understood, respected, and loved. In The Love Fix, Fields shares her tested and proven tools and guidance to help build stronger relationships, including:
Insight from real couples who have repaired their relationships
Self-assessment quizzes to get to the root of the problem
Practical 3-Minute Fixes you can start using immediately
HEARTwork exercises where you’ll dig deeper to reconnect.
The Love Fix will also help couples explore the fears and unrealistic expectations that turn fights into never-ending cycles and will teach you how to create the opportunity to get in touch with both of your needs. It’s never too late to reignite your passion and restore the love between you and your partner. Figure out what you’re really fighting about and start enjoying a happier, stronger relationship today!
Feeling blue, hopeless or ambivalent about your relationship this #Valentine's Day? It is never to late to start anew.
Share at least three things you are grateful for, admire, and appreciate about your partner. Let them know why you are grateful they are in your life. Send a text, call, or write a card.Communicate at least one appreciation face to face.
Three appreciations, every day will rewire your brain to notice the positive and create as positive shift in your relationship.
Try it with kids, parents and friends. Appreciation is big medicine. You will feel better having mustered up the courage to make a shift from your ego and into your heart. Don't play the "when then" game ...just do it now.
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