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How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It

By Patricia Love, Ed.D.,Steven Stosny, PH.D
  • ISBN Code: : 0307496023
  • Publisher : Harmony
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Family & Relationships
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Men are right. The “relationship talk” does not help. Dr. Patricia Love’s and Dr. Steven Stosny’s How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It reveals the stunning truth about marital happiness: Love is not about better communication. It's about connection. You'll never get a closer relationship with your man by talking to him like you talk to one of your girlfriends. Male emotions are like women's sexuality: you can't be too direct too quickly. There are four ways to connect with a man:touch, activity, sex, routines. Men want closer marriages just as much as women do,but not if they has to act like a woman. Talking makes women move closer; it makes men move away. The secret of the silent male is this: his wife supplies the meaning in his life. The stunning truth about love is that talking doesn’t help. Have you ever had this conversation with your spouse? Wife: “Honey, we need to talk about us.” Husband: “Do we have to?” Drs. Patricia Love and Steven Stosny have studied this all-too-familiar dynamic between men and women and have reached a truly shocking conclusion. Even with the best of intentions, talking about your relationship doesn’t bring you together, and it will eventually drive you apart. The reason for this is that underneath most couples’ fights, there is a biological difference at work. A woman’s vulnerability to fear and anxiety makes her draw closer, while a man’s subtle sensitivity to shame makes him pull away in response. This is why so many married couples fall into the archetypal roles of nagging wife/stonewalling husband, and why improving a marriage can’t happen through words. How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It teaches couples how to get closer in ways that don’t require “trying to turn a man into a woman.” Rich in stories of couples who have turned their marriages around, and full of practical advice about the behaviors that make and break marriages, this essential guide will help couples find love beyond words.

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  • Pdf File: the-sh-t-no-one-tells-you-about-toddlers.pdf

Book Short Summary:

They’re getting bigger. And you’re not getting any more sleep. Second in the Sh!t No One Tells You series, in The Sh!t No One Tells You About Toddlers Dawn Dais tells it like it is – again – offering real advice for parents of growing children. Filled with tips, encouragement, and a strong dose of humor, The Sh!t No One Tells You About Toddlers is a survival handbook for parents on the edge. Chapters include: You Suck at This. It’s not just your imagination. Walking Is Hard. Bruising is considerably less difficult. Remember When You Judged Other Parents? Prepare to eat your words, with a side of karma’s a bitch. Restaurants Are Battle Zones. Spoiler Alert: You are not the victor. Kids Get Sick. Then everyone gets sick. This Childhood Will Be Televised. Hello, camera phones. Your TV Has Been Hijacked. By things with very high-pitched voices. Coming from one empathetic parent to another, the tips in this book are real, clever, honest, and designed to make life with a terrible two- or three-year-old a little bit more manageable. Hilarious, helpful, and handy, this book will be appreciated by any parent who has asked: “Why didn’t anybody warn me that unconditional love would be so much work?”

For Better, for Worse, for God

By Mary Jo Pedersen
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  • Publisher : Loyola Press
  • Book Code : 0829429670
  • Total of Pages : 208
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 218
  • Pdf File: for-better-for-worse-for-god.pdf

Book Short Summary:

For Better, for Worse, for God is a marriage enrichment program grounded in Catholic Christian beliefs about marriage. In this accessible, realistic, and inspiring exploration of married life, Mary Jo Pedersen shows couples how mutual reflection on their everyday experiences in light of these truths leads to practical steps they can take to deepen their love and commitment to each other and to God.

Intimate Relationships Across the Lifespan: Formation, Development, Enrichment, and Maintenance

By Abdul Khaleque Ph.D.
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Book Code : 1440861412
  • Total of Pages : 428
  • Category : Psychology
  • Members : 743
  • Pdf File: intimate-relationships-across-the-lifespan.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This comprehensive research-based book is a next-generation study of intimate relationships that explores implications for health and well-being across cultures, genders, and traditional as well as non-traditional relationships. • Explores intimate relationships across ages, cultures, traditional and non-traditional relationships • Details the effects of intimate relationships on health, well-being, and quality of life • Describes research tools and methods for assessing relationships • Explains intervention strategies for relationship problems

Modern Dating: A Field Guide

By Chiara Atik
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Book Code : 1460312066
  • Total of Pages : 208
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 670
  • Pdf File: modern-dating.pdf

Book Short Summary:

From the creators of the popular online dating site HowAboutWe.com comes the definitive guide for navigating the modern dating world. The single woman is having a moment. In the worlds of work, personal finances, and education, women are more successful than ever before. When it comes to dating, they're happy to take their time exploring lots of different relationships before deciding if they want to settle down. Women today, like the generations of women before them, want to fall in love. But they want it to happen organically, at its own pace, and with the right person. Rather than listing a set of "rules," Modern Dating offers advice on modern challenges, like how to send a relatively unembarrassing sext, how to create a failproof first date idea, and how to make sure you're getting into a relationship for the right reasons. Instead of telling you How to Win a Husband in Just 3 Easy Steps!, it will gently guide you through all the triumphs and pitfalls of what dating is actually like, from one-night stands, to confusing texts and emails, to your first online date. Frank, funny, and totally relatable, this is a book that really gets at how women are dating today—the ideal travel companion for your dating life. The only rule is that there are no rules, but this book will be there for guidance, or just for laughs, every step of the way.

A History of the Episcopal Church Schism in South Carolina

By Ronald James Caldwell
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Book Code : 1532618859
  • Total of Pages : 546
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 925
  • Pdf File: a-history-of-the-episcopal-church-schism-in-south-carolina.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In 2012, the Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina declared its independence from the Episcopal Church. It was the fifth of the 111 dioceses of the Church to do so since 2007. A History of the Episcopal Church Schism in South Carolina is the sweeping story of how one diocese moved from the mainstream of the Episcopal Church to separate from the church. It examines the underlying issues, the immediate causes, and the initiating events as well as the nature and results of the schism. The book traces the escalating conflict between the diocese and the church that led up to the schism. It also examines the legal war between the two post-schism dioceses, the majority in the independent Diocese of South Carolina and the minority in the Episcopal Church in South Carolina. This is the first scholarly history of a diocesan schism from the Episcopal Church. It is extensively researched from original and secondary sources and documented in over 2,000 notes citing nearly 900 works. This story stands as a cautionary tale of what happens in a major Christian denomination when majority and minority factions increasingly differentiate themselves and what impact that can have for both parties.

SEVEN LAWS OF SUCCESSFUL CORRECTION AND REHABILITATION

By Mike M. Joseph
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  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Book Code : 1481729012
  • Total of Pages : 372
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 850
  • Pdf File: seven-laws-of-successful-correction-and-rehabilitation.pdf

Book Short Summary:

It’s a troubled world we live in. It was meant to be utopia, yet we are busy messing it up. At all levels of government we seem to do our best to throw a monkey wrench at the system we devised for our good, not our own hurt. The legislators are ever busy opposing each other, yet expect to run the day-to-day affairs smoothly. The American fathers of the constitution chose the “least of evil” of all forms of government, but the element of human nature seems to make it, at best, a dysfunctional system on many levels. Without an agreed upon system of values, accepted by all members of society, it’s impossible to run a smooth government as it is prerequisite for the function of life. Since education is the basis that determines the outcome of life, we shall concentrate on this dimension that leads to either success or failure in all areas. To begin our search for the causes that create a utopian society, we shall address first roll of the parents, especially the mother, in the success or failure of a human beings. Next, we shall go to the school system – the surrogate parent – and examine its roll in molding the young plants – our children. Finally, we shall address the roll of the society at large. In these three areas we shall find the causes of success and failures of life. Then, we shall proceed to the solutions that will insure the way to success in all areas – the dreamed of utopia. Utopia is possible! We don’t have to be ridden with the ills of society, with crime, with violence, with wars, with political corruption. In the beginning it was not so, in the end it can, and will, be different – if we are willing to submit to the process of re-education, all is possible.

Venus and Virtue

By Jerry L. Walls,Jeremy Neill,David J. Baggett
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Book Code : 1498296343
  • Total of Pages : 308
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 169
  • Pdf File: venus-and-virtue.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Venus and Virtue are a match made in heaven. While popular culture often tends to think of Christianity as negative about sexuality and sexual pleasure, the fact is that Christians have the best of reasons to joyfully celebrate sex as a gift. Unfortunately, there is as much confusion about sex in Christian circles as there is in the culture at large. The authors of this book believe that this confusion can only be adequately addressed by drawing from the deep wells of biblical truth and traditional theology. The writers, however, are not only experts in biblical scholarship, theology, and philosophy, but also pastoral ministry, counseling, pop culture criticism, and women’s issues. This book is not sexy in the typical sense of that word, but by situating sexuality within the cosmic drama of biblical revelation, the true beauty and goodness of sex most clearly emerges. And as that beauty emerges, we can begin to see why Christian morality not only makes profound sense, but also why it positively enriches the meaning of sex in ways that far outstrip the sexy secular alternative.

Black Love Who Stole the Soul?

By O’dera Ayodele
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Book Code : 1546245464
  • Total of Pages : 226
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 370
  • Pdf File: black-love-who-stole-the-soul.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In search of Identity explores the origins of the Black race clarifying the true identity of our people. The book uncovers the circular journey of a people who are doomed to repeat enslavement or ultimate destruction if they do not awaken to the truths about themselves. The author has always since childhood had a interest in the Whys of racism. Putting life aside to self- reach knowledge to find the truth of Why does racism exist? Its time to remove the blinders. This book has You Tube references so the reader can better understand the topics addressed. This book is highly recommended for teenagers because the educational system does not address Black history and religion in the proper context.

WEIRD TALES the Unique Magazine

By SCHECZSGH HEUZZENNMACH
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : UNQ
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 99
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 125
  • Pdf File: weird-tales-the-unique-magazine.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The Most Miraculous True Story ever written ! MARCH 1924 Issue Featuring The Rats in the Wall by H.P. Lovecraft Weird Tales is an American fantasy and horror fiction pulp magazine founded by J. C. Henneberger and J. M. Lansinger in late 1922. The first issue, dated March 1923, appeared on newsstands February 18.

What Happened To Happily Ever After?

By David E. Clarke
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Charisma Media
  • Book Code : 1629986941
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 990
  • Pdf File: what-happened-to-happily-ever-after.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Happily ever after is not a fairy tale.

Sex, Family, and the Culture Wars

By Mark J. Cherry
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Transaction Publishers
  • Book Code : 141286349X
  • Total of Pages : 350
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Members : 625
  • Pdf File: sex-family-and-the-culture-wars.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Extraordinary social and moral shifts have taken place in Western societies. Sex is no longer the exclusive province of husband and wife set within monogamous married family life. The world is awash in sex: advertising, books, magazines, movies, sex clubs, internet pornography, etc. Parents, traditionally responsible for guiding their children’s moral and social development, have been effectively sidelined by commercial and governmental interests. This volume pursues a detailed study of how changes in social life dating from the sexual revolution of the 1960s have affected the family. Cherry shows that attempts to redefine the family away from the marital union of husband and wife come with real costs: social, emotional, psychological, and financial. He argues that while political campaigns have fueled attempts to undermine the traditional family, to pretend it possesses no basic biological, social, or moral reality, such ideologically driven undertakings are injurious to society. Acting as if there are no consequential differences between traditional marriage and other sexual lifestyles ignores significant data demonstrating the importance of the traditional biological family to the well-being of men and women, and the successful raising of children. The family possesses a biological and moral being that is foundational; an essential building block of society. Cherry argues that the family is the most incontrovertible field of conflict in the culture wars; others might conclude that it is the decisive battleground.

The Sleep Revolution

By Arianna Huffington
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  • Publisher : Harmony
  • Book Code : 1101904011
  • Total of Pages : 416
  • Category : Health & Fitness
  • Members : 227
  • Pdf File: the-sleep-revolution.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Co-founder and editor in chief of The Huffington Post Arianna Huffington shows how our cultural dismissal of sleep as time wasted compromises our health and our decision-making and undermines our work lives, our personal lives--and even our sex lives in this New York Times bestseller. We are in the midst of a sleep deprivation crisis, with profound consequences to our health, our job performance, our relationships and our happiness. What we need is nothing short of a sleep revolution: only by renewing our relationship with sleep can we take back control of our lives. In The Sleep Revolution, Arianna explores all the latest science on what exactly is going on while we sleep and dream. She takes on the sleeping pill industry, and all the ways our addiction to technology disrupts our sleep. She also offers a range of recommendations and tips from leading scientists on how we can get better and more restorative sleep, and harness its incredible power. The result is a sweeping, scientifically rigorous, and deeply personal exploration of sleep from all angles, from the history of sleep, to the role of dreams in our lives, to the consequences of sleep deprivation, and the new golden age of sleep science that reveals the vital role sleep plays in our every waking moment and every aspect of our health--from weight gain, diabetes, and heart disease to cancer and Alzheimer’s. In today's fast-paced, always-connected, perpetually-harried and sleep-deprived world, our need for a good night’s sleep is more important--and elusive--than ever. The Sleep Revolution both sounds the alarm on our worldwide sleep crisis and provides a detailed road map to the great sleep awakening that can help transform our lives, our communities, and our world.