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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: Finally Out Book Review: Finally OutThere are many things that make life challenging for homosexual men, and coming out is certainly one of them. However, coming out late in life has its own unique set of challenges. In his new book, Finally Out: Letting Go Of Living Straight, Loren A. Olsen ...

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: Sex Addiction As Affect Dysregulation Book Review: Sex Addiction As Affect DysregulationI have been in the addiction field for decades now and can say that defining what an addiction is has been a constant issue in the profession. Recognizing addiction can be very intuitive and people often feel like they know it when they see it, ...

Book Review: Wired to Connect Book Review: Wired to ConnectA friend of mine recently ended an intimate relationship because she felt her beau not only misunderstood her, but that he also prevented her from being her true self. There were telltale signs of the end, as there always are, things like needing more time ...

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 ...

Breaking the Mother-Son Dynamic: Resetting the Patterns of a Man's Life & Loves Breaking the Mother-Son Dynamic: Resetting the Patterns of a Man's Life & LovesIt’s hard to imagine a book on mothers and sons that a lot of men would feel comfortable reading. Yet in Breaking the Mother-Son Dynamic: Resetting the Patterns of a Man’s Life and Loves, bestselling author John Lee is clear, readable, and endlessly disarming. While navigating the often ...

The Age of Scientific Sexism: How Evolutionary Psychology Promotes Gender Profiling & Fans the Battle of the Sexes The Age of Scientific Sexism: How Evolutionary Psychology Promotes Gender Profiling & Fans the Battle of the SexesEvolutionary psychology has offered a way of thinking about gender differences in sex, desire, and romance that has been tremendously influential. The standard narrative has infiltrated some of the most popular self-help books (such as John Gray’s Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus) ...

Growing Yourself Up: How to Bring Your Best to All of Life's Relationships Growing Yourself Up: How to Bring Your Best to All of Life's RelationshipsThere may be no more challenging pursuit than managing relationships, and there is certainly no shortage of recommendations on how to do so. In Growing Yourself Up: How to Bring Your Best to All of Life’s Relationships, mental health counselor Jenny Brown wants us to look within at how ...

Selfish, Shallow & Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids Selfish, Shallow & Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have KidsNot so very long ago, hardly anyone seemed to think deeply about whether to have kids. It was just what people did. Now, all that has changed. By 2004, the share of American women who had reached the age of forty without ever having a ...

What Aging Men Want: The Odyssey as a Parable of Male Aging I love stories and myths, and I am pushing 60. So the title of this book, What Aging Men Want, intrigued me. Author John C. Robinson gears his work toward men in their mid-sixties and older. Until men “experience the reality of aging and accept the ...

Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage I saw it (marriage) as oppressive and outdated. And stupid and useless. And possibly very, very destructive. And I came away thinking it’s complex and long-lived. It must be here for a purpose, because it keeps being here. It’s always evolving. — Elizabeth Gilbert Committed is ...

Book Review: Gone: A Novel Cathi Hanauer’s Gone explores life’s pitfalls, changes and second chances, leaving the reader beautifully satisfied and content with the pages before them. The narrative alternates between the protagonists’ contrasting viewpoints. Eve Adams must cope with the dawning realization that one night she’s wining and dining with ...

The Divorce Party I enjoy reading anything by Laura Dave; I find that her characters embody a perfect blend of endearment and fault that really make them human. Dave does not disappoint with The Divorce Party, an entertaining novel that provides valuable insight about the nature of relationships. Gwyn ...

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Grohol, J. (2019). Men’s Issues Book Reviews. Psych Central. Retrieved on November 12, 2019, from https://psychcentralreviews.com/mens-issues-book-reviews/
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