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New Book on Horizon About Premarital Counseling for Gay Couples A premarital guide of case studies illustrating real

problems and creative solut ions for the LGBT community published by ASD Publishing. Hawthorne, NJ, March 15, 2012 -- As society changes and politics follow, there w ill be more opportunities for same-sex marriages, unions, and legal partnerships . As a result, Gay Marriage and Premarital Counseling for Gay Couples is a timel y topic. In her book, Premarital Counseling for Gays & Lesbians, (ISBN: 978-0-9836049-5-2 ) therapist Pamela Milam offers practical advice for couples entering matrimony. She highlights the importance of asking questions, exploring viewpoints, and ma king interesting discoveries prior to getting married. The book covers common pr oblems faced by all couples as well as issues which are unique to gay and lesbia n couples. Milam says, Marriage and lifelong commitment are meaningful, and gay couples know t hat. There is a growing need for premarital tools, advice, and information custo mized for people who are in same-sex relationships. Milam has worked in private practice as a counselor for twelve years and in the counseling field for more than two decades. She belongs to the American Counseli ng Association, the Association for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Issu es in Counseling, The International Association of Marriage and Family Counselor s, and the Association for Creativity in Counseling, as well as the AHC, CSJ, an d ASERVIC. She writes articles offering divorce and relationship advice, and is a certified life coach. In her new book published by ASD Publishing, she uses her knowledge of interpers onal relationships and experience in the counseling office to create a launch-pa d for discussion between couples who are preparing to marry. Filled with colorfu l details and vivid accounts of real life sessions, the book offers composite ca se studies illustrating real problems and creative solutions to assist couples i n learning more about their mates. Milam's book will launch on March 15 and will be available at online outlets as well as independent bookstores. It will also be offered by ASD at the 4th annual Rainbow Book Fair in New York City on Saturd ay, March 24 at the GLBT Center. New York passed a gay marriage bill last year a nd Milam believes her book would be beneficial to many couples in New York as we ll as across the country. About ASD Publishing ASD Publishing is an independent book publisher based in New Jersey specializing in thought-provoking literary fiction, memoir, self-help non-fiction, and writt en word that champions personal growth. www.asdpublishing.com. Contact: Greg Goldston ASD Publishing Hawthorne, NJ 973-280-0145 counselorpamela@hotmail.com http://www.asdpublishing.com/