Love Sci Fi and Fantasy books since I was 8, starting reading A Princess of Mars series in Junior High School thanks to my Uncle Lester.
This is a book with tests and handouts that need to be written in order to use it effectively.
Is there a science to love? In this groundbreaking audiobook, psychiatrist and neuroscientist Amir Levine and psychologist Rachel S. F. Heller reveal how an understanding of attachment theory - the most advanced relationship science in existence today - can help us find and sustain love. Attachment theory forms the basis for many best-selling books on the parent/child relationship, but there has yet to be an accessible guide to what this fascinating science has to tell us about adult romantic relationships - until now.
"Love this book"
Pam isn’t shy about revealing that her many treks down the aisle eventually led from the altar to the divorce court. During a 13-year hiatus from saying, "I do," Pam used this time to reflect on her past relationship choices and often hasty decisions. Her discoveries about her personality type and how it influenced her actions helped her gain new knowledge and take responsibility, allowing her to finally break her multi-relationship and marriage pattern.
The first date is usually a make or break deal. It either creates the foundation for a growing relationship or ends it just as quickly as it started. Needless to say that puts a large amount of pressure on an individual to pull the date off without any glitches. The benefits of a guide for that important first date could ultimately help relieve much of the pressure and stress as well as ensure that a date number two would be in the books.
If you think you need to change your marriage, think again. It may well be that your marriage is trying to change you. In Secrets of a Passionate Marriage, Dr. David Schnarch shares a revolutionary approach thousands have used to take their relationships to new and lasting heights of sexual ecstasy and intimacy. Emotionally committed relationships, he teaches, are people-growing machines, and sexual difficulty and other challenges are actually signs of a healthy, maturing relationship.
Healing the wounds of sexual trauma has long been considered by many psychotherapists to be one of the most challenging tasks a person will ever face. The good news, teaches Dr. Peter A. Levine, is that new and more effective tools are emerging. On Sexual Healing, Dr. Levine, a pioneer in the field of healing trauma, teaches you his innovative series of body-based practices to release the sexual trauma of your past.
Sanar las relaciones del egoísmo. Conviértete en la persona que te gustaría tener a tu lado....
Plenty of guys fly to Thailand every year, hoping to meet a good Thai lady to spend the rest of their life with. The vast majority fly home disappointed, and even among those that do manage to meet a nice lady, a high percentage see their dreams flounder. I will tell you why. I will tell you the greatest singular mistake that men make when dealing with Thai women. Then I will tell you the next biggest mistake that far too many men make.
If the person you love most in the world asks you to help them die, what would you do? If you are there for them, you risk everything. If you are not prepared to help, you lose them anyway. How Angels Die is a love story that will shake you to the core. It will, at its very essence, give you hope and break your heart. It will leave you with a sense of having seen the worst in life, but the best in the human spirit. It will, above all, show you what love can do.
"This could have been good, but...."
Diary of an Ex-Husband is a book written out of the pain and trials of overcoming a broken marriage from a male point of view. Not too many men talk about how hard it is to overcome a broken marriage and family. Diary of an Ex-Husband deals with overcoming emotional brokenness, Infidelity, betrayal, and starting life anew. This book is sure to help any male coming out of a broken marriage and prepare a male with insights to improve an existing marriage that's under fire.
Romance Tips and Hints can help to fix a broken marriage in a variety of ways. It seems that a common thread between any relationship; is that when things begin to get out of hand, We naturally forget boundaries and neutral grounds. Romance Tips can help bring spice back into the bedroom by opening your mind to new avenues of exploration. If you pay attention to the hints in your partners actions you may be able to use it in your favor to re-ignite the fire in a broken Marriage.
In The Art of Asking, Palmer expands upon her popular TED talk to reveal how ordinary people, those of us without thousands of Twitter followers and adoring fans, can use her principles in our own lives to "let people help".
John Bradshaw is arguably the most accomplished and well-known leader alive today in the addictions field. He taught us about functional and dysfunctional families, showed us how shame could become toxic and poisonous to our core selves, and helped us understand and heal the wounded, vulnerable "inner child" conceived by, and thriving in, that environment. In Post-Romantic Stress Disorder (PRSD), Bradshaw gives readers a clear explanation of the difference between falling in love, lust, and true love.
Gary Thomas believes couples often settle for too little when it comes to marriage. We fail to understand how deeply God cares about our spouse. We diminish our need to not only understand what biblical love really is, but also to become a people who excel at it. We let ourselves drift apart instead of making the daily choices to grow closer together. Whether your marriage needs a complete makeover, a touch up, or just a new purpose, A Lifelong Love promises to set your relationship on an entirely new dimension.
Sunday Times bestselling author Rob Bell is joined in this book by his wife of twenty years, Kristen, to present a new way to make marriage work.Marriage is complex because people are complicated. You think you're one. But then there are moments when it's shockingly obvious that you're two, with two opinions - whether over politics, childrearing or what you're going to watch on TV.
It can be be hard to find the right words to say to that one person who has caught your eye. However, saying "Hello, my name is Blah" is lame, and is simply not memorable. To be memorable, you will need a chat up line to break the ice, and to bring a smile to the girl you approach. With this eBook you will learn tons of winning pick up lines, giving you the ability to turn that first encounter into a fun night, maybe a romantic liaison and even a successful long term relationship.
If you listen to NPR, you’ve had at least one "driveway moment". You’re sitting in your parked car, hooked by a story, needing to hear it all the way through. NPR celebrates the emotional bonds we share with this audio valentine that will warm hearts all year round. The story of an ex-monk and an ex-nun who form a family, as told by their son.The story of letters that continue to arrive from all over the world, addressed simply to Juliet, Verona, Italy...and many more.
Being married is one of the best things that can happen to a person, but a person needs to do a lot of things in order to make a marriage work. A great resource to use in order to accomplish this goal is with the use of a step by step guide. The guide is able to offer some simple things that a person can do, and it breaks down the process into small things that a person can accomplish. This helps one from not being discourage, and helps one to continuously work on the marriage.
If you are looking for how to get laid on the first date, that’s easy, take her to a bar, get her drinking, but not to the point of throwing up. After she’s pretty intoxicated, giggling at everything you say, try a few advances, touching her arm, or shoulder, and see if she responds. Dance with her, and do a little grinding, and see if she grinds back. If the answers to these are yes, then offer her, since she can’t drive, to come back to your place. Once she’s at your place, continue with just a little more alcohol for the nerves.
If you have a loved one that is an addict, this book with give you powerful tools and excellent resources for coping with addiction and give you hope for addiction treatment and addiction recovery Alcohol addiction and drug addiction are enormous issues not only in the United States, but worldwide today. Countless families and relationships are torn apart, and much of this stems from an inability to coping with addiction, especially when the addict lives in your home!
In his second audiobook release, The Possibility of Sex: How Naive and Lustful Men are Manipulated by Women Regularly, Book Author Alan Roger Currie once again highlights the fact that when a man expresses his romantic or sexual desires, interests and intentions to women in a very cautious, vague, ambiguous, or "beat-around-the-bush" manner, he potentially opens himself up to be misled and taken advantage of by women who are shrewd, savvy, highly experienced manipulators of men.
"Great book and must read for all heterosexual men."
Is the Idea of Staying in Love Forever Realistic? Record high divorce rates, temptation, apathy, conflict - there are so many reasons why people fall out of love and marriages end. Let’s face it, the idea of marriage is intimidating. We’re no longer used to committing to anything for the long term - let alone for the rest of our lives. These days we get new mobile phones every two years, and our idea of fixing something is throwing it away and buying a new one. How can we expect to love one person indefinitely?
You can go after the job you want...and get it! You can take the job you have...and improve it! You can take any situation you're in...and make it work for you!
"This is well worth listening too! Main points are."
Anthony Robbins has already unlocked the personal power inside millions of people worldwide. Now, in this revolutionary new audio production based on his enormously popular Date with Destiny seminars, Robbins unleashes the sleeping giant that lies within all of us, teaching us to harness our untapped abilities, talents and skills.
"Bring clarity and strategy to your life!"
Dr. Gary Chapman identifies five basic languages of love and then guides couples towards a better understanding of their unique languages of love. Learn to speak and understand your mate's love language, and in no time you will be able to effectively love and truly feel loved in return. Skillful communication is within your grasp!
Each day we face a barrage of images and messages from society and the media telling us who, what, and how we should be. We are led to believe that if we could only look perfect and lead perfect lives, we'd no longer feel inadequate. So most of us perform, please, and perfect, all the while thinking, What if I can't keep all of these balls in the air? Why isn't everyone else working harder and living up to my expectations? What will people think if I fail or give up? When can I stop proving myself?
"Feel good therapy session"
Synthesizing the work of thinkers including Freud, Diderot, Nietzsche, and Einstein, delineating the enticing strategies of characters throughout history, The Art of Seduction is a comprehensive guide to getting what we want - any way we can. Controversial but never dull, timeless and up-to-date, it's destined to be Greene's next best seller.
"The best book I purchased here"
Christians often focus so much on being loving and giving that they forget their own limitations.
"Changed my life"
A source of healing and inspiration for millions, this modern classic spent over three years on the New York Times best seller list and made codependency a household word. Codependent No More contains dozens of real-life examples, personal reflections, exercises, and self-tests to help you along the road to recovering your own life. For anyone struggling with a relationship involving alchoholism or other compulsive behaviors, this program points the way to healing and the renewal of hope.
"A great book"
Yes, you can do, have, achieve, and create anything you want out of life. Anthony Robbins has proved it. Robbins, the undisputed master of the magic of mind power, shows you in this audio program how to harness yours. He demonstrates passionately and eloquently that whatever you think will be, that your state of mind determines what you can and can't do, and that all successful results can be modeled and duplicated.
"I like Tony Robbins a lot but this is not a "book""
Steve Harvey, host of the nationally syndicated Steve Harvey Morning Show, can't count the number of impressive women he's met over the years, whether it's through the "Strawberry Letters" segment of his program or while on tour for his comedy shows. These are women who can run a small business, keep a household with three kids in tiptop shape, and chair a church group all at the same time. Yet when it comes to relationships, they can't figure out what makes men tick. Why?
Successful couples know that harmony and happiness in marriage are not achieved by love alone. There is the other side of the Ephesians 5:33 equation - respect. Yes, a wife needs love. But a husband needs respect. Based on extensive biblical and scientific research, Dr. Emerson Eggerichs reveals the secret to couples meeting each other's deepest needs: Without love she reacts without respect, and without respect he reacts without love and a destructive, vicious cycle begins.
With the same extraordinary skill that he used to demystify scientific abstraction and the new physics, Gary Zukav, the award-winning author of The Dancing Wu Li Masters, here takes us on a brilliant and penetrating exploration of the new phase of evolution we have now entered.
"A True Spiritual Classic"
Marriage is great, but it's not forever. It's until death do us part. Then come eternal rewards or regrets depending on how we spent our lives. In his latest book, Francis Chan joins together with his wife Lisa to address the question many couples wonder at the altar: "How do I have a healthy marriage?" Setting aside typical topics on marriage, Francis and Lisa dive into Scripture to understand what it means to have a relationship that satisfies the deepest parts of our souls.
"Francis and Lisa knock it out of the park!"
Why is it so difficult for men and women to get along? In this phenomenally popular and effective work, Dr. John Gray illustrates how differences in communication styles, behavior, and emotional needs can drive the two sexes apart, and offers ways to help keep them together.
"May I suggest..."
Do beautiful women pass you by? Do you become nervous, anxious, or frustrated at the thought of approaching a woman? Do you wonder why great guys like you end up alone when grade A jerks score all the hotties? Maybe you are one of thousands of men rejected for absolutely no reason, or find yourself on the receiving end of lame excuses (especially when women never call you back)? Unlock the secrets women will never tell men!
"Quite Entertaining and Learned A Lot About Women"
In the instant #1 New York Times bestseller Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, Steve Harvey gave millions of women around the globe insight into what men really think about love, intimacy, and commitment. In his new book, he zeros in on what motivates men and provides tips on how women can use that knowledge to get more of what they need out of their relationships.
"Great Talk! Women especially..read this"
Straightforward in its approach, yet profound in its effect, the principles outlined in this book teach partners new and startling strategies for making marriage work. Gottman has scientifically analyzed the habits of married couples and established a method of correcting the behavior that puts thousands of marriages on the rocks. He helps couples to focus on one another and pay attention to the small day-to-day moments that, strung together, make up the heart and soul of any relationship.
"DON'T BUY THIS AUDIO BOOK WITHOUT PRINT TOO"
In Hold Me Tight, Dr. Johnson shares her groundbreaking and remarkably successful program for creating stronger, more secure relationships. The message of Hold Me Tight is simple: Forget about learning how to argue better, analyzing your early childhood, making grand romantic gestures, or experimenting with new sexual positions. Instead, get to the emotional underpinnings of your relationship.
"Unique book for couples and therapists"
Most dating books tell you what not to do. Here's a book dedicated to telling you what you can do. In his book, Get the Guy, Matthew Hussey - relationship expert, matchmaker, and star of the reality show Ready for Love - reveals the secrets of the male mind and the fundamentals of dating and mating for a proven, revolutionary approach to help women to find lasting love. Matthew Hussey has coached thousands of high-powered CEOs, showing them how to develop confidence and build relationships.
"Straight talk about guys and love"
Few subjects are as compelling-or as endlessly variable-as love and marriage. The Bible is filled with references to husbands and wives, from the story of Adam and Eve to advice in the New Testament, each open to interpretation. In The Meaning of Marriage, Timothy Keller, pastor of New York's Redeemer Presbyterian Church and bestselling author of The Reason for God, uses the scriptures as his guide to show readers what God's call to marriage is, and why this is such a powerful call.
"Now my most recommended book on marriage"
Everyone faces the challenges of making relationships work. Whether with spouses, family members, friends, lovers, or colleagues, relationships have the power to make one feel happy, frustrated, or miserable. In Relationship Breakthrough, Cloe Madanes - an expert in creating healing, empowering relationships - gives listeners vital tools to transform their relationships and their lives. Madanes's cutting-edge methods produce real results and create rewarding, sustainable relationships.
The number of people who become involved with partners who abuse them emotionally and/or who are emotionally abusive themselves is phenomenal, and yet emotional abuse is the least understood form of abuse. In this breakthrough book, Beverly Engel shows us what it is and what to do about it. Whether you suspect you are being emotionally abused, fear that you might be emotionally abusing your partner, or think that both you and your partner are emotionally abusing each other, this book is for you.
"Must read if you & your partner fight"
A fun and funny guide to dating from the New York Times best-selling authors of It's Called a Breakup Because It's Broken and He's Just Not That Into You. Why does dating have to be so hard? It doesn’t! Stop trying to out-game the system and relax. It's Just a Fucking Date presents the tools, not the rules, for bringing back the art of the date. The ordeals of 21st-century dating, from online dating and hooking up to pulling the plug when it isn’t working, will soon be easy to navigate.
"if you read one book about dating, choose this one"
Available for the first time in audiobook, this follow-up to the phenomenally successful Men Who Can't Love tackles the issue of commitment phobia, that persistent obstacle to truly satisfying contemporary relationships. Authors Stephen Carter and Julia Sokol explore why modern men and women are torn between the desire for intimacy and the equally intense need for independence. Drawing on numerous interviews and real-life scenarios, and written with humor, insight, and the kind of wisdom gained by personal experience, He's Scared, She's Scared offers guidance for all of us who want genuine, sustained intimacy.
She used to make the same mistakes we've all made with men - until she realized that the winning formula to attracting the right guy lay in skills she already had. As a successful saleswoman, Jess has practiced the techniques in promoting a product, finding the right approach, making the pitch, and closing deal after deal. Once she started to apply these same techniques to the dating scene, her love life made a complete 180, and she found herself with more interested men than she knew what to do with.
Forty million people in the US have tried Internet dating, which means 40 million people have probably gone on some pretty crappy dates. Not a Match: My True Tales of Online Dating Disasters is about one guy who experienced more than his fair share. Brian Donovan, a writer and comedian whose work has appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, NPR, and Chapelle's Show, has been on over 100 Internet dates in a genuine search for love and happiness.
"Dating in New York is a Horrible Crapshoot."
Psychologists often paint a picture of human mating as visceral, instinctual. But that's not the whole story. In courtship and display, sexual competition and rivalry, we are also guided by what Glenn Geher and Scott Barry Kaufman call Mating Intelligence - a range of mental abilities that have evolved to help us find the right partner. Mating Intelligence is at work in our efforts to form, maintain, and end relationships. It guides us in flirtation, foreplay, copulation, finding and choosing a mate, and many other behaviors.
Featured on Oprah and Sally Jesse Raphael, this definitive look at the dynamics of male-female communication gets to the heart of the all-too-common phenomenon: women who are ready and willing to commit, and men who back off just as the relationship moves toward the next level. This book can help you recognize early warning signs of the commitmentphobic man and avoid unnecessary stress and heartache.
"Best audiobook I have ever listened to!!!!"
It is estimated that as many as 34 million people grew up in alcoholic homes. But what about the rest of us? What about families that had no alcoholism, but did have perfectionism, workaholism, compulsive overeating, intimacy problems, depression, problems in expressing feelings, plus all the other personality traits that can produce a family system much like an alcoholic one? Countless millions of us struggle with these kinds of dysfunctions every day, and until very recently we struggled alone.
You've done it before. Saw something wrong with him--whether it was suspect grooming habits or ridiculously childish behavior--but let it slide. It's not that big of a deal. Except it totally was. You wanted to fall in love, but ended up going insane. You swore you'd never do it again. But did. Don't beat yourself up. In the search for love, we've all either blatantly ignored or completely missed red flags. Instead, smarten up. It's time to figure out what you missed and learn how to avoid similar flagtastic fiascos in the future. If you raise your red flag awareness now, you'll be able to green-light a real relationship down the road.
"Very good book"
Entrepreneurs are always on the go, looking for the next "startup" challenge. And while they lead very intensely rewarding lives, time is always short and relationships are often long-distant and stressed. In Startup Life, Brad Feld - a Boulder, Colorado-based entrepreneur turned-venture capitalist - shares his own personal experiences with his wife, Amy, offering a series of rich insights into successfully leading a balanced life as a human being who wants to play as hard as he works and who wants to be as fulfilled in life and in work.
"Very Enjoyable, Very Insightful"
Relationships - how people who are important to each other interact - may be the most important area for human understanding today. They are of prime importance in determining our quality of life and even health. They have a huge impact on productivity and efficiency in the workplace. They start and stop wars between nations. Extraordinary Relationships, based upon the observations and theory developed by Dr. Murray Bowen, shows us how emotions affect relationships and how to work on our own part of any relationship.
A deliciously sexy how-to guide, The Straight Girl's Guide to Sleeping with Chicks gives curious straight women the complete inside scoop on girl-on-girl action - from pickup lines and virgin jitters to threesomes, techniques, and toys. Drawing on personal experience and hundreds of interviews with straight girls who've slept with lesbians, straight girls who've slept with straight girls, lesbians who've slept with straight girls, and straight girls who've done both or neither, Sincero covers the A to Z of the experience.
"Fun honest material and excellent narrator."
Get smart about men and relationships with the help of this straightforward guide. Learn how to read that vitally important first date, how to tell the good guys from the bad, how to handle a breakup and after, and the 11 commandments for a smart woman.
"Simple & informative - I loved it!"
Do you want to dump your dog because he tries to escape your yard? Barks too much? You-know-whats in the house? Doesn’t play well with others? Chewed up your favorite pair of shoes? You wouldn’t be the first person asking to “return” your pet. And dog rescuer Randy Grim has heard every reason under the sun. But before you load Fido into the back of your car, listen to this book. In it, Randy addresses the concerns of dog guardians everywhere by responding to letters that he’s actually received.
"WHEN YOU TAKE A DOG INTO YOUR FAMILY,"
Fret no more over choosing the perfect gift! In the Astrology Zone's Gift Guide by Sign, Susan Miller suggests wonderful gifts appropriate for both men and women of each astrological sign. From fun ideas for those shopping on a budget, to guidelines for choosing those once-in-a-lifetime extravagances, these handy tips will guide you throughout the year.
Marriage and relationships are in crisis. The breakup and divorce rates remain incredibly high, despite all the couples therapy, afternoon talk shows, and other books in the marketplace, many of which describe men as abusive commitment-phobic creeps who'd better change fast or else. But this new book is totally different: a whole different way of looking at how to build a successful long-lasting relationship from a man's point of view.
"Some New Ideas, Some Old"
Janet Woititz, mother of the recovery movement, sensitively addresses the barriers of trust and intimacy that children learn in an alcoholic family. She provides suggestions for building loving relationships with friends, partners, and spouses.
"Another good one"