Book Title: "Deepening Your Personal Relationships" Subtitle: "Developing Emotional Intimacy and Good Communication" Primary Author: Dr. Max Hammer, with secondary contributing authors Dr. Barry J. Hammer and Dr. Alan C. Butler. Available in soft cover print and electronic versions, 428 pp, $24.50 list price, with large discounts available at Amazon, and Barnes and Noble, ISBN: 978-1-61897-590-4
The book explains how to achieve psychologically healthy and satisfying interpersonal relationships by using effective communication, empathy, shared transformational development, and constructive conflict resolution to achieve this aim. Deepening Your Personal Relationships provides many valuable practicable insights that are especially helpful in understanding how to overcome our subconscious resistance against emotional intimacy and good communication. The goal is to understand how good relationships can produce enhanced levels of spiritual development, psychological healing, self-understanding, creative functioning, inner peace, happiness, and ultimately, fulfillment in life. A section on improving society through enhancing interpersonal relationships is also included.
Thus, readers wanting to enhance their personal relationships, gain insight into transformational self-help, and achieve social transformation will find this book especially helpful. The authors anticipate that this book will also be of keen interest to professional relationship counselors, including marriage counselors, family counselors, and conflict mediators, as well as community organizers and social activists.