Author(s): M.Gary Neuman
This title discusses how to maintain a strong marriage no matter what comes your way. Now more than ever couples are facing tough times that can impact even the strongest of marriages. In "In Good Times and Bad", family counselor and relationships expert M. Gary Neuman takes a look at one of the biggest issues couples face - money management - and gives you the tools you need to deal with whatever financial challenges come your way. Neuman explains why it's so important to talk about money in your marriage, and offers strategies on how to discuss this often avoided topic. No matter your age or how long you've been together, "In Good Times and Bad" will teach you how to come together when it matters most. It helps to learn what money means to you and how to strengthen your marriage even during challenging times. It includes strategies for dealing with other tough times such as grieving or serious illness. It is from the author of the "New York Times" bestseller "The Truth about Cheating". "In Good Times and Bad" is the tool you need to ensure your relationship remains strong through all of life's ups and downs.
"Given the state of the current economy, their caution is valuable." (Library Journal, November 15th, 2009)
M. Gary Neuman is a licensed psychotherapist and rabbi and the author of the acclaimed New York Times bestseller The Truth about Cheating. He is a frequent guest on Oprah and has made many appearances on Today, Good Morning America, Dateline, The View, The Early Show, Talk of the Nation on NPR, NBC Nightly News, and CBS Evening News Weekend Edition. He and his work have also been featured in People, Time, O: The Oprah Magazine, Marie Claire, Redbook, Parents, Parenting, the Washington Post, Newsweek.com, the Chicago Tribune, and the Miami Herald. He is the creator of the Marriage Turnaround Intensive, an all-day counseling program for couples, and maintains a private practice in Miami Beach, Florida. He is also the author of Emotional Infidelity, Helping Your Kids Cope with Divorce the Sandcastles Way, and How to Make a Miracle. Melisa Neuman has written for newspapers and the international column Dollars and Sense. Gary and Melisa live in Miami Beach with their five children.
Acknowledgments. PART ONE: Discover a New Perspective. 1. Our Personal Story. 2. The Decision to Fight for Your Relationship. 3. The Moment to Save (or Lose) Your Relationship. PART TWO: Transform Your Relationship. 4. What Money Really Means to You and Your Partner. 5. What You Learned about Money. 6. Attack the Problem, Not Each Other. 7. How to Discuss Money in Relationships. 8. The One-Week Relationship Program That Will Change Your Life. PART THREE: Bring It Home. 9. What You Can Do for Your Children. 10. Family Fun That Won't Bust the Bank. 11. Making Holidays Better in Good Times and Bad. 12. Advice for the Worst of Times. Epilogue. Index.