Finding Love Again: 6 Simple Steps to a New and Happy Relationship

Finding Love Again: 6 Simple Steps to a New and Happy Relationship

by Terri Orbuch


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Based on a groundbreaking 25-year study of marriage, divorce, and new love-finding the right one just became 100% possible. Whether you're divorced or separated, out of a long-term relationship, or newly dating after a long break, Finding Love Again will help you prepare for a healthy and fulfilling new relationship. Brimming with stunning original findings, first-person stories, and eye-opening advice, Finding Love Again shows you simple, practical strategies that have been shown time and again to help singles find someone special. Dr. Terri L. Orbuch, renowned relationship expert and director of a pioneering relationship study, shows you:

• Eight relationship myths that are sabotaging your love life.
• Why singles who have little or no contact with an ex's family find love at significantly higher rates than singles who keep in close contact with their ex-in-laws.
• How singles who make one change to their daily routine-and stick with it for at least 21 days-are twice as likely to find new love.
• Why the happiest couples in new relationships are the ones who don't share bank accounts.

Finding Love Again shows proven strategies that can help anyone find love again.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781402265679
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication date: 06/01/2012
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 406,188
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Dr. Terri Orbuch, The Love Doctor®, is a relationship expert and therapist who is the project director for the Early Years of Marriage project, funded by the NIH, a landmark study of marriage, divorce, and repartnering that is unprecedented in its scope. Dr. Orbuch is a research professor at the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan, a professor at Oakland University, and is the relationship advisor at She appears each week on Fox 2-Detroit Morning News in a live, in-studio "Love Doctor" segment and writes blogs and articles at Huffington Post, Psychology Today and other national print outlets. She also is author of 5 Simple Steps to Take Your Marriage From Good to Great.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments VII

Introduction IX

Step 1 Reset Your Expectations 1

Step 2 Recast Your Past and Start with a Glean Slate 51

Step 3 Commit to a 21-Day Action Plan 83

Step 4 Renew the Real You 119

Step 5 Take a Risk and Make It Real 149

Step 6 Keep It Together over the Long Haul 197

A Look Back, and a Look Forward 233

About the Author 245

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