Pragmatics of Human Communication: A Study of Interactional Patterns, Pathologies, and Paradoxes
Norton, 1967 - 296 Seiten
"We, the authors are for marriage--workable, harmonious marriage. If this end is to be achieved, current mirages about marriage must be eliminated. . . . We believe that the current concept of marriage is anchored socially, legally, and psychologically in anachronisms and therefore is widely unworkable. . . . We believe that husband and wife in a discordant marriage can do the greater part of the healing and growing themselves. There is no doctor or counselor who can--for any amount of money--give 'instant' love or marital harmony. The partners involved must do the work."
This helpful, incisive analysis of marriage in America discusses the false assumptions of modern marriage and how to make a marriage work. It is imperative to realize, the authors argue, that the marital relationship is an interlocked system in itself, not a function of individual partners. They offer techniques for appraising one's own marriage, discuss the use of counselors and the dangers of unilateral therapy, and outline the major elements of a satisfactory marriage.
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