Today more than ever, people long for connection. Relationships is an honest and timely guide to forming the rich relationships that are life's greatest treasure. Heading below the surface to the depths of human interactions, relationship experts Les and Leslie Parrott show how to make bad relationships better and good relationships great. Here are the tools you need to handle tough times and to really succeed at forging strong, rewarding relationships with friends, with the opposite sex, with family, and with God. This cutting-edge book will help you understand * Who you are and what you bring to your relationships * How your family of origin shapes the way you relate to others * How to bridge the gender gap and learn the language of the opposite sex * Tips for building friendships that last * Secrets to finding the love you long for and to handling sexual issues ( How to handle failed friendships and breakups without falling apart * How to relate to God without feeling phony In a high-tech world, Relationships offers a high-touch solution to a better life.