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The New Rules of 21st-Century Marriage

Terry RealMonday, November 14

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Terry Real • Explore an approach with couples that openly acknowledges the asymmetry between the relational appetites and skills men and women bring to marriage.

Terry Real, developer of Relational Life Therapy (RLT) will focus on the core skills therapists need to coach couples to go for what they want, speak to repair, listen with empathy, respond with generosity, and take time to cherish each other. You’ll also learn how to confront clients with the blunt truth of what you see without feeling the need to perpetually appear evenhanded.

Terry Real, L.I.C.S.W., a world recognized family therapist, is Good Morning, America’s relationship expert. He's the founder of the Relational Life Institute, dedicated to helping men and women reclaim wholeness and connection in their lives, and is the author of The New Rules of Marriage, the bestselling I Don't Want To Talk About It, and How Can I Get Through to You?

Learning Objectives:

1. Describe the core concepts and procedures of RLT
2. Discuss how to work effectively with grandiosity and grandiose clients
3. Explain how “leverage” is used in RLT to facilitate change