Relationships with your partner and family.
Published to coincide with the bicentenary of the death of Jane Austen, The Jane Austen Marriage Manual draws from this pool of early `how-to' popular literature, read by Jane and her contemporaries (and actually referred to in her novels), as well as Jane's own experiences. It traces the many stages of courtship and its potential pitfalls, from a girl's first entry into society through to her wedding day and beyond.
In this follow-up to her bestselling book, Robin Norwood presents selected letters from readers about their reactions to the book. Norwood, a Dallas therapist, responds to her correspondents with diagnoses of the maladies they describe. The book, "a closer look at relationship addiction and recovery," is divided into 10 sections involving women who are battered, in therapy, addicted to drugs and/or alcohol, as well as to dangerous men. (hide)
Little Moments of Love collects just that - the little moments that are the best parts of being with the person you love.
Known as an alchemist of words, Paulo Coelho has an extraordinary and insightful perspective on life, and his words have inspired and won over millions of readers worldwide. Visually stunning and enlightening, this is a must-have book for Coelho fans to treasure.
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Then there is a description of each type - what makes them tick, their likes and dislikes, how they tend to behave, their body language, what they tend to look like, the line of work and hobbies they are likely to choose, their hopes and fears. So in this section you can read about yourself - and your partner. The final section looks at all the different possible compatibility combinations between the types, showing how misunderstandings can arise and giving advice on how to keep love between the different types of birds going and growing. (hide)
He recalls with heartwarming detail the importance of his own family and friendships in helping him to be open to grow and to love.
Man Up looks at the challenges and pressures on men today, and suggests ways to survive.
In Marry Smart, she shares the wisdom of her experience with warmth, humour, and very straight talk. But this is not your mother's dating guide- Marry Smart celebrates the vital achievements of traditional marriage and motherhood, and gives you the essential life strategies that no one's talking about, including how to: * strike while the greatest number of single young men is available to you * attract a man who is your intellectual and emotional equal * date to find a mate-and how to spot a diamond in the rough * find total satisfaction in your roles as a wife and mother Whether or not you are in college, your future plans are clear or still undecided, Marry Smart is a must-read for women who want to get the most out of love and life. (hide)
Real-life case studies illustrate those online dates that have ended in long-term relationships, giving the reader confidence to continue, as well as those that have been a disaster from the start, as a warning of what situations to avoid. (hide)
-"I lost my husband and two of my four children on the same day. They left in the morning as usual, the girls happily following their Dad out of the door, and they didn't come back." When her fine Christian husband walked out, after 22 years of marriage, Jen Croly was devastated. Painfully she tried to rebuild her life, stitch together her shattered confidence and discover who she was.
She clung to her faith: "Even when I could barely believe in God, God went on believing in me." During the tough process of recovery she looked for a really candid, helpful book, but found most volumes horribly patronising. Here is what she sought: a book by someone who had survived the experience. She deals with practical questions: how do you tell other people? Whom can you trust? What is your name? What about the family? What about money, car maintenance? What about dating?(hide)
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