Sex researchers have found that the body chemistry that ignites a couple's initial attraction to each other starts to wane a few months into the relationship and fizzles out in less than two years. After that, the couple's feelings are less intense and exciting, however, the stability of the relationship affords them the chance to develop their bond and create a deeply satisfying partnership.
Emotional Fitness for Intimacy presents fun and effective ten-minute exercises married couples and couples in long-term, committed relationships can do to reconnect for greater intimacy, renew their chemistry, and keep resentment and conflicts at bay. Some of these exercises offer practical suggestions, such as "learn about something new together," while others offer tips for developing more complex relationship skills. This effective and fun-to-read guide makes it easy for long-term couples to rediscover the excitement in their relationships.
About the Author:
Barton Goldsmith, Ph.D., has more than twenty years of experience as a therapist and has been named one of the country's top relationship experts by Cosmopolitan magazine. His weekly newspaper column, Emotional Fitness, is syndicated by Scripps Howard News Service and appears in more than two hundred newspapers, including the Chicago Sun-Times, the Ventura County Star, the Orange County Register, the Detroit News, the Cincinnati Post, and the San Diego Union-Tribune. He hosts a weekly radio show on KCLU/NPR, broadcast in the Los Angeles, Ventura, and Santa Barbara areas, which reaches more than eighty thousand listeners. Goldsmith is frequently sought by the media for his relationship expertise and has appeared on CNN, Good Morning America, Fox and Friends, CBS News, NBC News, Beauty and the Geek, and the Greg Behrendt Show. He regularly offers workshops to the public. Other books authored and coauthored by Goldsmith include Emotional Fitness for Couples, The Miracle of Tithing, and A Garden of Thoughts. Visit Goldsmith online at emotionalfitness.net.