From a short distance away, Patrick watched his own burial. Then he fled. Six weeks later, a fortune was stolen from his ex-law firm's offshore account.
People in relationships with avoidants struggle with their lack of responsiveness and inability to tolerate real intimacy. Relationships between an avoidant and a partner of another attachment type are the largest group of unhappy relationships, and people who love their partners and who may have started families and had children with an avoidant will work very hard to try to make their relationships work better, out of love for their partner and children as well as their own happiness.
At a party for a controversial Los Angeles sex therapist, Alex encounters a face from his own past: Sharon Ransom, an exquisite, alluring lover who left him abruptly more than a decade earlier. Sharon now hints that she desperately needs help, but Alex evades her. The next day she is dead, an apparent suicide. Driven by guilt and sadness, Alex plunges into the maze of Sharon's life - a journey that will take him through the pleasure palaces of California's ultra-rich, into the dark closets of a family's disturbing past.
"Antiquated/needs disclaimer: BPD are throw aways"
An up-and-coming African American artist has been murdered on Sheriff Joanna Brady’s turf in Cochise County, Arizona. Unfortunately the victim happens to be in the Washington State Attorney General’s Witness Protection Program. As the most recent hire in AG’s Special Homicide Investigation Team, J.P. Beaumont gets the call. He reluctantly heads to Bisbee, Arizona where he tangles not only with Joanna Brady and a contract killer but with some of his own personal demons as well.
"An ok job"
For the past 40 years, Cheryl Cohen Greene has worked as a surrogate partner, helping clients to confront, consider, and ultimately accept their sexuality. In this riveting memoir, Cohen Greene shares some of her most moving cases, and also reveals her own sexual coming-of-age. Beginning with a rigid Catholic upbringing in the 1950s, where she was taught to think sex and sexual desires were unnatural and wrong, Cohen Greene struggled to reconcile her sexual identity.
"The Tender Memoir of a Sex Surrogate"
It was the most influential marriage of the 19th century and one of history's most enduring love stories. Traditional biographies tell us that Queen Victoria inherited the throne as a naive teenager, when the British Empire was at the height of its power, and seemed doomed to find failure as a monarch and misery as a woman until she married her German cousin Albert and accepted him as her lord and master.
"I found it extremely moving."
Most of us long for intimate relationships, and though texting and emailing may keep us superficially connected, it ultimately cannot create the kind of intimacy necessary to sustain a deep, fulfilling, and lasting partnership. With the divorce rate reaching a staggering 50 percent in 2013 and the breakup rate among unmarried long-term couples even higher, it appears that the more we tweet, the more disconnected we become.
"Great Book ...not so great narration..."
This audiobook incorporates Pastor Dan's principles, which provide practical and proven ways to pick a spouse, and is your guide to finding - and keeping - a lifelong partner. You will discover how to test your relationship for key differences using a variety of methods including the Seven Cs: Character, Chemistry, Competency, Cultural Differences, Commitment, Communication and Core Values.
Riley is a fighter and a master thief in a secret guild of grifters. Riley thought her heart had been hardened by her work until she came across the beautiful Lulu in distress. Unable to resist Lulu's beautiful eyes and adorable laugh, Riley finds herself involved in more danger than she's ever encountered. Will Riley's street smarts and Lulu's wiles be enough to save them?
OCPD sufferers WANT their relationships to work. So how come your relationship isn't working? Did you realize that your reaction to your OCPD partner's symptoms and personality may actually be causing their symptoms to WORSEN? Get your relationship under control before your partner's symptoms control you!
Matthew Bates has wanted Laurel Armand for years, but she is his professional nemesis, and the sultry Southern belle has always kept him at arm's length. Yet when the rival reporters are assigned to work together on a case of murder in steamy New Orleans, the sparks fly. Matt and Laurel soon find themselves in the path of a deranged killer, putting love and life on the line!
"a good read"
In the eyes of her corporate law firm, Ingrid Yung is a "twofer." As a Chinese American woman about to be ushered into the elite rank of partner, she's the face of Parsons Valentine & Hunt LLP's recruiting brochures - their treasured "Golden Girl." But behind the firm's welcoming façade lies the scotch-sipping, cigar-smoking old-boy network that shuts out lawyers like Ingrid.
"Quick, Exciting Read with Occasional Insights"
Tommy and Tuppence Beresford are restless for adventure, so when they are asked to take over Blunt's International Detective Agency, they leap at the chance. Their first case is a success - the triumphant recovery of a pink pearl. Other cases soon follow - a stabbing on Sunningdale golf course; cryptic messages in the personal columns of newspapers; and even a box of poisoned chocolates. But can they live up to their slogan of "Any case solved in 24 hours"?
"Good collection of short stories"
Loral Langemeier, The Millionaire Maker, has created a proven system of Wealth Technology. Reduce risk and diversify your portfolio strategically to increase profits. You will learn the fundamental profit strategy of Field Partners, Remarketing Your Property, Property Acquisition, and Creative Deal Structuring in this powerful four-part series on real-estate investing.
"just an add"
Growing numbers of men and their partners are enhancing their sex lives with prostate play. Just as G-spot exploration forever transformed millions of women’s experiences of orgasm, The Ultimate Guide to Prostate Pleasure offers men erotic pleasure beyond what they imagined possible. This light-hearted, accessible guide has all the information you need to find and stimulate the prostate (sometimes called the p-spot or the male g-spot), including how to have easy anal penetration, techniques for prostate massage, tips for sex toys, anal sex, strap-on play and pegging, and a break-down of the possible health benefits of milking the prostate.
"Informative book, might have been better in print"
You can rekindle your passion and reconnect with your partner today with this amazing hypnosis program from world-renowned hypnotherapist Rachael Meddows. Just turn on the tracks, relax, and let your subconscious mind do the work for you.
Business partnerships are wonderfully complex entities. As with all relationships, they are vulnerable and subject to fallibility. If you think the fact that one in every two marriages in the United States ends in divorce (that's one every 36 seconds!) is unbelievable, then consider this: The number is significantly higher for business partnerships; about 70 percent of them fail. As a business partnership relationship coach, my mission is to help flip this fail/succeed ratio.
The best-selling author of When The Bough Breaks, Blood Test, and Over The Edge delivers the most stunning novel yet, featuring psychologist-detective Dr. Alex Delaware. At a party for a controversial Los Angeles sex therapist, Alex encounters a face from his own past - Sharon Ransom, an exquisite, alluring lover who left him abruptly more than a decade earlier. Sharon now hints that she desperately needs help, but Alex evades her. The next day she is dead, an apparent suicide.
Bedrooms aren't just for sleeping. Here's how to please your woman... How to please your man... A how-to guide to pleasing your partner.