Journey Toward Intimacy: A Handbook for Lesbian Couples Cover Image
By Jeanne Shaw, Virginia Erhardt (Joint Author)
ISBN: 9781891257056
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Published: Couples Enrichment Institute, Incorporated - May 1st, 2001

Brings together permission for playfulness and support for significant vulnerability which grounds couples in a rich understanding of the individuation required for deepening relational inimacy. (We also carry 'Journey Toward Intimacy: A handbook for gay couples.)

Intimacy Between Men: How to Find and Keep Gay Love Relationships Cover Image
ISBN: 9780452266964
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Published: Plume Books - November 28th, 1991

"A wonderful and wise book that has been needed for a long time."--Patrick J. Carnes.

Gay Marriage, Real Life: Ten Stories of Love and Family Cover Image
ISBN: 9781558964914
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Published: Skinner House Books - December 12th, 2005

"Gay Marriage, Real Life" is an intimate portrayal of ten same-sex couples, their decision to marry, and how that decision has affected their families. This thought-provoking work features the personal accounts of gays and lesbians, their parents, siblings, children, and friends.

Plural Loves: Designs for Bi and Poly Living Cover Image
ISBN: 9781560232933
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Published: Routledge - January 11th, 2005

When limitations are removed from loving (and from lovemaking), new worlds of possibility are opened.

I Do/I Don't: Queers on Marriage Cover Image
By Ian Phillips (Editor), Greg Wharton (Editor), Ian Philips (Editor)
ISBN: 9780974638874
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Published: Suspect Thoughts Press - September 1st, 2004

Nonfiction. LGBT Studies. Edited by Greg Wharton and Ian Philips. This anthology collects a diverse array of queer voices on the subject of marriage: including poetry, prose, personal essays, nonfiction, interviews, vows, rants, love letters, sermons, photography, sketches, cartoons, and doodles. Silly to serious. In favor and against. Yay and nay, in between, neither, or D) all of the above.

Couples Therapy Cover Image
ISBN: 9781560230946
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Published: Routledge - December 26th, 1996

How can you provide effective, meaningful therapy to couples with whom you have little or nothing in common? Couples Therapy: Feminist Perspectives addresses some of the inadequacies, omissions, and assumptions in traditional couples therapy to help you face the issues of race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation in helping couples today. In this book, you'll uncover perspectives that are grounded in an appreciation of cultural context, the effects of privilege, and the centrality of a respectful stance on the part of the therapist. Anyone seeking to do informed and responsive work with couples in distress will find it a useful and valuable compilation. Couples Therapy: Feminist Perspectives describes a variety of feminist approaches to couples therapy--giving you a sense of the range of feminist practice in this area and illustrating approaches you can integrate into your work with couples. Specific topics you'll explore include: * cultural considerations in couples therapy * narrative approaches to couples therapy * dilemmas in working with heterosexual couples * working with lesbian couples * the particular issues of interracial couples * the African-American lesbian couple * empathy and mutuality in therapy with couples Whether you're an experienced psychologist, social worker, marriage and family counselor, or therapist or a student of family and couples therapy, Couples Therapy: Feminist Perspectives will help you prepare to respond effectively to a more diverse clientele.

Lesbian Couples: A Guide to Creating Healthy Relationships Cover Image
ISBN: 9781580051316
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Published: Seal Press (CA) - December 21st, 2004

Written by two experienced lesbian therapists, Lesbian Couples covers a range of topicscommitment ceremonies and marriage, living arrangements, work, money, togetherness and separate identities, coming out to family and friends, resolving conflict and understanding each otherand uses a variety of helpful examples and problem-solving techniques, drawing from research done on lesbian couples

Ceremonies of the Heart: Celebrating Lesbian Unions Cover Image
ISBN: 9781878067876
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Published: Seal Press - December 1st, 1996

Whether you are planning a ceremony of your own or simply want to look into the lives of lesbians who have taken this affirming step, Ceremonies of the Heart is the perfect book to read and savor.