About the Book
With more than 50% of marriages ending in divorce, it is essential to learn how to create and maintain a conscious relationship. So many of our relationships don’t survive due to early childhood wounds that are carried into our adult relationships, then acted out in an effort to resolve conflicts from our families of origin. We choose our partners more often for unconscious reasons, not realizing that we hire them to give us the worst nightmare possible in order to resove our early conflicts-then we fire them for doing exactly what we hire them for. I Hate the Man I Love, brings our unconscious process into our conscious awareness so we can learn how to enjoy, appreciate and integrate the feeling of love and hate.
Now Available for Purchase – e-Book Edition
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I Hate the Man I Love: A Conscious Relationship Is Your Key to Success
If you are looking for an informative, comprehensive and practical book about the essentials of a conscious relationship, look no further. In I Hate the Man I Love, Joan E. Childs delves deep into the soul of our human connections. She eloquently illuminates the complex and layered paradoxes of love, as well as the multi-generational secrets of Re-Pair, restoring our pair-ship. Weaving together psychological insight, science, practical examples, and storytelling, Joan richly gifts us with “New Eyes” to successfully navigate our relationship journeys towards Relational Maturity.
––Hedy Schleifer, Master Relationship Builder, Founder,
EcCT (Encounter-centered Couples Transformation)
With sensitivity and skill, Joan E. Childs gets right to the heart of the stumbling blocks all couples inevitably encounter in long-term relationships. The title of the book says it all. Sometimes we really do hate the man we love! Through fascinating case studies and exercises, Childs provides the tools we need to repair and renew our union.
—Christine Belleris, senior editor, Health Communications, Inc.
A refreshingly important read! I Hate the Man I Love is written from the unique vantage point of a seasoned psychotherapist who not only specializes in couple’s therapy but has first-hand experience as a multi-divorced single parent with five children. In relating the stories of several female clients, Childs examines—with real candour and wit—the conflicts and resolutions of each participant while offering professional wisdom.
––Nancy Rosenfeld, Literary Agent, AAA Books Unlimited
Book Release Dates
I HATE THE MAN I LOVE: A Conscious Relationship is Your Key to Success is available as an e-Book on Amazon and paperback on October 11, 2020. It is a culmination of nearly 42 years of experience working with women who shared the same phenomenon — that of hating and loving the same man.
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