All of Dr. Schnarch’s books are now available at New updated Release of German language version of Intimacy & Desire was accompanied by 5 city workshop tour by Dr. Schnarch . Ideas to Ponder by Dr. David Schnarch. A Review of “Intimacy & Desire: Awaken the Passion in Your Relationship”. David Schnarch. (). New York: Sterling Productions, pp. ‘How do you keep a sexual relationship alive, intimate and passionate? David Schnarch offers the best answers to this question in his book Intimacy & Desire by.

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In Intimacy and Desire: He gives so much good practical advice about this, based on case scbnarch of real couples. Oct 17, Travis Miller rated it it was amazing.

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Aug 27, John rated it it was amazing. The worst in us denies its very existence – and in trying to pretend we have no issues we do great damage. Best relationship book I have read I was recommended this book to better understand myself in relationships and everyday life. I would recommend to anyone interested in psychology, relationships, or neurobiology. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Lists with This Schnarcb. Doug and I often say counseling provides one arena for confession and redemption because we face o One of zchnarch best books on marriage.

Time for a more fun subject for my next book. The concepts he discusses in this book even pertain to relationships outside of romantic ones. Return to Book Page.

Feb 21, Stephanie rated it it was amazing Recommended schnqrch Stephanie by: We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Nov 29, Carolyn rated it it was ok.

Intimacy & Desire: Awaken the Passion in Your Relationship by David Schnarch

I didn’t care for the constant references to human evolution seemed like padding to me. Hardcoverpages. Quiet Mind-Calm Heart tm –being able to calm yourself down, soothe your own hurts, and regulate your own anxieties. That said, the main focus of this book Chapters is how to grow and blossom a loving, long term relationship-not by loving your partner more or communicating better-but by using what he calls the Four Points of Balance. May 14, Asher J. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Jennifer Finlayson-Fife’s adaptions of his research.


For instance, the problem may be that you and your partner are in emotional gridlock. The thing I appreciated the most was that unlike other couple’s therapy books this book focused on what you can do even if your partner doesn’t want to cooperate or refuses to acknowledge that there is an issue.

Intimacy & Desire: Awaken the Passion in Your Relationship

So is real love. Some other quotes I loved from the book: Sep 25, Beth Trotter rated it it was amazing. Jan 03, Aja added it Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. First, the author has trademarked some of his ideas, which I found a little distasteful and definitely distracting. Definitely intimaacy reading, but I advise doing so with a bit of caution if this is not necessarily the spot you are at in your relationship or if you are not ready for the blatant, brutal honesty of the book.

It took me 16 hours to read this book during trip from Kyiv for San Francisco Good: My relationship wasn’t having sexual desire problems explicitly but I still found the tools and stories in the book helpful. Wonderful information if you can get past some of the crude or graphic portrayals.

The Best Books of He takes it a scynarch further, giving readers simple but effective exercises that will help them reconnect with each other.

This is a great book for anyone who is married to read but I need to start this review with a some words of caution: I’d have given it a fifth, if it didn’t require me to take such frequent breaks to roll my eyes truly, it impairs the utility of the book. It gave me a better understanding of the purpose of relationships without the sappy platitudes. He then explains the idea of working together in a Collaborative Alliance.


Want to Read saving…. Through case studies of couples he worked with, Dr. Without both, things fall apart. This book completely transformed my relationship to long-term relationships, and will crucially inform my work with daavid in therapy.

Schnarch’s book gave me concrete things I could do to zchnarch my satisfaction in my relationship, my self esteem, and feel less anxious that all didn’t require my partner to help at all. Oct 13, Liz rated it really liked it. Practical and very real life stories. This didn’t hit the mark for me.

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This includes people and relationships. Schnarch explains why couples in long term relationships have sexual desire problems, regardless of how much they love each other or how well they communicate.

One partner will complain that the other doesn’t desire him, the other complains that she’s married to a sex maniac. Jus This didn’t hit the mark for me. That’s provokes “think while reading and forget” attitude. The thing I appr I didn’t dwsire to like this book but it was recommended by the couple’s therapist I’ve been seeing so I gave it a chance.