The Couple's Workbook: Homework to Help Love Last (Hardcover)

The Couple's Workbook: Homework to Help Love Last By The School of Life, Alain de Botton (Editor) Cover Image
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Description


Therapeutic exercises to help couples nurture patience, forgiveness, and humor.


Love is not just an emotion - it's a skill. And just like any other skill, we need to practice in order to get good at it.


We often have fairy tale expectations for our romantic relationships, but realistically, after a heady and passion-fueled start, we end up in partnerships that are a confusing tangle of hope, distance, boredom, loyalty, and betrayal.


Full of accessible and though-provoking exercises, this workbook fosters understanding, patience, forgiveness, humor, and resilience in the face of the many hurdles that invariably arise in a long term relationship.


Couples are guided to have particular conversations, analyze their feelings, explain parts of themselves to one another, and undertake rituals that clear the air and help recover hope and passion. The goal is always to unblock channels of feeling and improve communication - and to have fun while doing it.


No one can be intuitively good at relationships. We all need to do some homework to become the best partners and couples we can be.


  • A GUIDED JOURNAL WITH OVER 60 EXERCISES to encourage couples to share their feelings with each other and open up about their insecurities.
  • A THERAPEUTIC WORKBOOK drawing from research from The School of Life's therapy department.
  • INCLUDES INTERACTIVE SPACES to complete the activities and illustrations throughout.
  • BEAUTIFULLY PRODUCED hardcover in high end gift format.

About the Author


The School of Life is a global organization helping people lead more fulfilled lives. Through our range of books, gifts and stationery we aim to prompt more thoughtful natures and help everyone to find fulfillment. The School of Life is a resource for exploring self-knowledge, relationships, work, socializing, finding calm, and enjoying culture through content, community, and conversation. You can find us online, in stores and in welcoming spaces around the world offering classes, events, and one-to-one therapy sessions. The School of Life is a rapidly growing global brand, with over 7 million YouTube subscribers, 389,000 Facebook followers, 174,000 Instagram followers and 166,000 Twitter followers. The School of Life Press brings together the thinking and ideas of the School of Life creative team under the direction of series editor, Alain de Botton. Their books share a coherent, curated message that speaks with one voice: calm, reassuring, and sane.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781912891269
ISBN-10: 1912891263
Publisher: School of Life
Publication Date: January 12th, 2021
Pages: 192
Language: English