Behavior: Do-It-Yourself Encounter

In quest of emotional closeness, the couple took off most of their clothes and listened respectfully to the voice coming from their record player: "Take turns listening to the insides of each other's stomachs," it counseled. The voice was that of Atlanta Psychiatrist Thomas P. Malone, developer of "the Marriage Enrichment Program," a sensitivity-training course designed for the use of a couple in the privacy of their home.

Malone's do-it-yourself encounter kit, which has just been put on the market for $29.95, consists of three LPs, five lesson plans and two workbooks—one for the husband, the other for the wife, It...

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