Dec 31 / Simcha

Holding on to Yourself in Relationship (D. Schnarch)

schnarchThe clinical abilities of psychologist and sex therapist David Schnarch attract clients and students from across the globe. He has written several landmark books on intimacy, sexuality, and relationships.  Unlike other master therapists who speak of long-term relationship in terms of rebuilding “attachment,” Schnarch speaks of differentiation.

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Aug 02 / Simcha

Reclaim Adulthood, Reclaim Passion (D. Schnarch)

Unlike marriage specialists Drs. John Gottman and Susan Johnson who speak of the importance of connection and attachment, psychologist David Schnarch focuses on differentiation and on balancing one’s individuality with being a couple. In the following selection from a longer article in Psychology Today (How to Grow Up, by Pam Weintraub, May 2012), Schnarch proposes a road map for becoming an authentic adult that is also a blueprint for putting passion back in relationships.

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