Just Your Type (How to Create an Ideal
Relationship with Your Partner) by Barbara Barron-Tieger and
Paul D. Tieger provides a means
of appreciating and understanding your partner. Advises how to
navigate the frustrations, and reap the rewards, of being a couple
based on your specific pairing. Based on the Myers-Briggs Temperament
Indicator ™, these books not only explain temperament and how it
affects us, but also give concrete and useful ways we can use the
knowledge of temperament to better communicate with, and relate to,
others of differing types.
Nurture by Nature (Parenting Stragegies
that Work for Your Child), by Barbara Barron-Tieger and Paul D. Tieger.
part of a series by the authors that explore the implications of
temperament in our everyday lives, this is a guide to understanding
your child's personality type and how to use that knowledge to parent
effectively. Both books outline simple adjustments that we can make in
our behaviors to make our relationships more rewarding. (see the
in our reading room for others).
Goddesses in Everywoman: A New
Psychology of Women, by Jean Shinoda Bolen.
book that brought archetypal psychology to every woman's attention.
Written by a
psychiatrist who is a Jungian analyst, this book presents an
accessible explanation of how archetypal psychology "works" and how
archetypes influence the lives and personalities of contemporary
success was followed by the publication of two popular companion
books, whose content is apparent from their titles:
Gods in Everyman: A New Psychology
of Men's Lives and Loves,
Goddesses in Older Women: Archetypes in
Women Over Fifty
Ways to Love Your Lover, by Otto Kroeger and Janet Thuesen.
Definitive book on how a couple's
similarities and differences in personality type affect communication,
intimacy, conflict, and sex. Details how couples can negotiate,
contract, cope with, and even celebrate their differences.
Marriages: Spring 60, A Journal of Archetype and
Culture, by James Hillman (Ed.)
This March 1997 issue contains
eleven articles devoted to the subject of marriage and its importance
to the individual soul and the community. Covers a breadth of issues
in an entertaining fashion.
Ultimate Guide to Goddess Empowerment, by Sophia.
Fun guide to
help you get what you want out of life. The psychic Sophia
describes the goddesses and their symbols in detail, offers a
fascinating history of each and a description of her
traits, and helps you learn to invoke her presence in your life.
Intimate Partners, by Maggie Scarf.
as part of the work of this bestselling novelist's training to become
a Jungian analyst, this bestselling book explores what the work of
Carl Gustav Jung has to say in modern marriages, from why one selects
a certain partner, what patterns or systems get played out in the
marriage, the primary sources of conflict and how they can be
resolved. Although this work does not focus on archetypes per se,
their influence is apparent throughout.
Hex the Ex!, by Sophia.
Let's have fun with this. Don't get
mad, get even!
Spells and incantations to make the the exes in your life wish they'd
recognized your goddess quality a long time ago. (Works on any
ex ... your ex-boss, ex-friend, ex-landlord, and, of course,