Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! Now that we are celebrating romantic love (thank you Geoffrey Chaucer!), some people may be realizing they need a little work in that area.
Are you and your partner having difficulty tuning into each other?
What Smart Couples Know: The Secret to a Happy Relationship by Dr. Pat Covalt reveals the key to really understanding your partner is emotional intelligence (or are you smart about your own and others’ emotions?). Dr Covalt holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and has been a pyschotherapist in private practice since 1980. As a licensed marriage and family therapist, she has treated hundreds of couples in clinical and workshop settings.
What do most couples fight about?
No, it’s not the toilet seat — it’s money. Learn how to build the foundations of a healthy financial relationship in Financial Bliss: A Couple’s Guide to Merging Money Styles and Building a Rich Life Together by Bambi Holzer. Bambi is owner and president of Bambi Holzer Financial Group. A popular speaker, she was named Woman of Achievement in Finance by the Century City Chamber of Commerce. She is the author of Retire Rich and Set for Life.
Why does he love his iPhone so much?
Boys and Their Toys: Understanding Men by Understanding Their Relationship with Gadgets by Bill Adler reveals how men use toys to assert their independence and freedom, relieve stress, connect to their lost childhood, and even express their nurturing side (that’s why they cradle those iPhones). Bill Adler, Jr. is the president of Adler & Robin Books, Inc., a book packaging company. He has written more than a dozen books, including the runaway bestseller Outwitting Squirrels. He has been featured on NPR, The Rosie O’Donnell Show, The Maury Povich Show, Hard Copy, and many other nationally syndicated programs.
Best of love on this day!