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Book Review: Happy Singlehood Book Review: Happy SinglehoodThe age of the happy, accomplished, unapologetic single person has arrived. Happy Singlehood: The Rising Acceptance and Celebration of Solo Living, by Hebrew University sociologist Elyakim Kislev, is here to herald it. There is no place for pity in Happy Singlehood. Kislev shows that single people ...

Book Review: Finding Hope in a Crisis Book Review: Finding Hope in a Crisis“When clients come to therapy to ‘free themselves so they can be themselves,’ in a hermeneutic sense, they do change by becoming who they really are,” writes Maura A. Matarese. In her new book, Finding Hope in a Crisis: A Therapist’s Perspective on Love, Loss, and ...

Book Review: Love, Inc. Book Review: Love, Inc.When a book about romantic love is called “Love, Inc.,” the reader is forewarned: This is not your typical love story. Author and Middlebury College professor Laurie Essig calls herself a romantic. On the first page of “Love, Inc.,” she says, “I fervently believe in ...

Book Review: Going Solo: Hope & Healing for the Single Mom or Dad Book Review: Going Solo: Hope & Healing for the Single Mom or DadImagine going through your morning routine, getting the kids up and ready for school while also trying to get yourself and partner ready, when the rug is suddenly pulled out from under you and your world is changed. Rather than having a partner to help ...

Book Review: Quickies: The Handbook of Brief Sex Therapy Book Review: Quickies: The Handbook of Brief Sex TherapySex is one the most frequently searched terms on the internet, and among the most commonly searched phrases is: “How to have good sex?” Clearly, it is something a large number of us are secretly wondering about. Good sex can be complicated by many factors – ...

Book Review: Happy Together Book Review: Happy TogetherI have often wished there was a resource I could recommend that would offer couples genuine hope, with practical steps on how to strengthen and grow their love. Happily Together: Using the Science of Positive Psychology to Build Love that Lasts by Suzann and James Pawelski is ...

Book Review: I Fell In Love With An Asexual Book Review: I Fell In Love With An Asexual“How had I ended up in such an unusual situation, with someone so amazing, and at the same time incompatible in such an important way? Why couldn’t we live in a culture where people talked more openly about sexuality?” asks Dave Wheitner. In I Fell In ...

Book Review: The Posttraumatic Growth Workbook Book Review: The Posttraumatic Growth WorkbookThe authors of The Posttraumatic Growth Workbook: Coming Through Trauma Wiser, Stronger, and More Resilient, Richard Tedeschi and Bret Moore, are both practicing psychologists and have been for many years (Tedeschi for over 35 years and Moore for more than 15 years). Their experience ...

Book Review: A Loving Divorce Book Review: A Loving DivorceWhen a couple says, “I do,” those two simple words are filled with hope, love, and devotion. There is a sense of permanency, of stability, of forever. And yet we are repeatedly faced with sobering statistics. Half of all US marriages end in divorce. The average ...

Book Review: Overcome Neediness & Get The Love You Want Book Review: Overcome Neediness & Get The Love You Want“Every second of the day there is some relationship being damaged or lost because of neediness,” writes relationship coach Jack Ito, PhD. In his new book, Overcome Neediness and Get The Love You Want, Ito shows readers not just how to move past neediness, but ...

Book Review: Suddenly Single After 50 Book Review: Suddenly Single After 50One of the most popular books in the 1970s was called Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Sex, But Were Afraid to Ask. When I was in high school, we used to pass it around in class, without its identifying book jacket, and read ...

Book Review: Mom, Mania, & Me Book Review: Mom, Mania, & MeJust how is a child cope when her mother goes off the handle in fits of rage, often leaving painful welts on her arms and legs, only to, days later, dress her up, buy her new clothes and take her to the theater? How is ...

Book Review: Anatomy of Love Book Review: Anatomy of LoveHelen Fisher, PhD, dives deep into all things love and relationships in Anatomy of Love: A Natural History of Mating, Marriage, and Why We Stray. With a PhD in biological anthropology, Dr. Fisher has been applying her expertise to the areas of love and relationships ...

Book Review: Splitopia Book Review: SplitopiaWendy Paris knows what you think of her divorce. It’s what her friends thought when she told them she and her husband were splitting:“Neither my husband nor I like to fight, but once we entered the twilight zone of divorce, they assumed we’d lose our ...

Book Review: The Art Of Risk Book Review: The Art Of RiskWhen I first read the title of Kayt Sukel’s The Art of Risk: The New Science Of Courage, Caution, and Chance, I’ll confess I had a mini adrenaline rush. After all, the topic of risk is exciting! The idea of a 288-page book dedicated to ...

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