Renovate your relationship: a manual for men

Many men tell us that they didn’t see the problems in their relationship before it was too late. These guys wish they had done maintenance work on their love lives, before things deteriorated too far.

Don’t wait until your relationship is in trouble. Use this manual as your set of instructions to renovate your most important relationship.

This booklet was compiled by Mensline Australia and Relationships Australia Victoria.  It covers topics such as:

  • Men and relationships
  • Planning your relationship renovation
  • Relationship foundations
  • Working together
  • Avoiding misunderstandings
  • Sharpening up your listening
  • When the roof blows off: anger and frustration
  • Who has the power? - abuse and violence
  • Self-maintenance
  • Renovate your sex life
  • Love
  • Valuing differences
  • Appreciation
  • When trust breaks down
  • Planning for the extension - children
  • When it's time to consult a professional
  • Where to get further assistance

Download Renovate your Relationship pdf


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The views or opinions expressed in this information are general in nature and do not constitute professional advice. You may benefit from professional help to deal with individual and complex issues.