For Better (For Worse): The Science of a Good Marriage

Ebury Publishing, 25 de mai de 2010 - 368 páginas

We've all heard the statistic: 50% of marriages end in divorce. It's enough to make many couples give up when the going gets tough. But what if it weren't true? What if, in fact, it's not only possible
but often easier than you think to save a seemingly troubled relationship?

These are the questions leading New York Times blogger Tara Parker-Pope asked herself after her own divorce. An investigative journalist, she turned to some of the top biologists, neuroscientists and psychologists for the facts about marriage and divorce.

For Better (For Worse) offers page after page of astonishing, eye-opening good news. Discover:
- The science behind why some marriages work and others don't
- The biology behind why some spouses cheat and others remain faithful
- The best diagnostic tools created by cutting-edge psychologists to assess the probability of success
in getting married and staying married

Packed full of questionnaires to uncover your hidden feelings and tools to show how small adjustments can make a huge difference, this is the definitive guide to the most profound relationship of our lives.

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It's amazing how culture can move forward in 7 years and render some elements of relationship books cringe-worthy. This isn't a terrible book, but it isn't very good either. Lots of areas worth ... Ler resenha completa

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Sobre o autor (2010)

Tara Parker-Pope was the health writer for the Wall Street Journal and is currently writing for the New York Times.

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