Open Hearts: Renewing Relationships with Recovery, Romance & Reality
The profound link between healthy coupleship and successful recovery was one of the revelations of Dr. Patrick Carnes extensive field research. Now, along with Debra and Mark Laaser of the National Council for Couple and Family Recovery, Carnes distills that data into a compelling, compassionate and ultimately joyful guide to supportive intimacy. Packed with practical ideas, anecdotes and dialogue-sparking exercises, this book is written with Carnes trademark warmth, personal honesty, and inspiring insight. It details how to overcome coupleshame, work through anger and transform our most intimate relationships into partnerships that sustain recovery.