Making It Work: How to Build and Sustain a Hope-Filled Relationship (Compact Disc)
An award-winning professor, Everett Worthington is best known for developing the REACH Forgiveness model--an innovative forgiveness intervention used widely throughout the world. Now, this course applies the same evidence-based research that made him famous to the vexed question of relationship satisfaction. You will not find quick fixes in this course. You will, however, find a trustworthy guide in Professor Worthington as he advocates for the Hope-Focused Approach to Couple Enrichment. Dovetailing with his groundbreaking research on forgiveness, reconciliation, and conflict resolution, the Hope-Focused Approach has been proven empirically effective worldwide in couples therapy, relationship enrichment, premarital counseling, and couples education. As you listen to the course, you will devise a practical plan of action and learn specific techniques for forming, maintaining, and rebuilding your emotional bond with your partner. Throughout the lectures, entertaining anecdotes keep Professor Worthington's advice grounded in his authentic experience. From upending common myths about long-term relationships to emphasizing the importance of funding your "love bank," this course will equip you with proven ways to improve your relationship.