Anger can gain a foothold in the most loving relationship, eroding intimacy and making those on the receiving end wonder how much more they can take. From anger expert Dr. Robert Nay—who has helped thousands of individuals and couples learn new ways of resolving conflicts—this straight-talking book provides clear-cut, practical techniques for dealing with a partner's unacceptable expressions of anger. Readers learn how their usual responses may unwittingly reward bad behavior and how to stand up for themselves in ways that promote lasting change. Self-quizzes and step-by-step problem-solving strategies for different types of angry behavior are illustrated with true-to-life examples. Dr. Nay includes essential tips for putting safety first and determining when to seek professional help.