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Title:
Married with special-needs children : a couples' guide to keeping connected
Author:
Marshak, Laura E.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Bethesda, MD : Woodbine House, 2007.
Physical Description:
xxii, 296 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- The structure and foundation of a good marriage -- No longer cruising down the river : the early stage of adjusting to disability -- Practical solutions to practical problems -- Communicating and problem-solving as a couple -- Romance and sexual intimacy -- Negotiating and implementing livable roles -- Stress management and coping strategies (or don't forget to breathe!) -- Heartfelt conflicts : opposing views on protection, expectations, and helping your child -- Supports outside of your family -- Serious marital troubles -- A marriage transformed -- Divorce considerations -- Remarriage : the need to do it differently -- Learning from long-term marriages -- A closing thought -- Appendix 1 : More advice from parents -- Appendix 2 : Experiences transformed into poetry -- Appendix 3 : Participant responses to selected survey items.
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ISBN:
9781890627102
Format :
Book