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100 Dates

100 Dates

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Discover the secret to successful dating in the age of apps, from psychologist Dr Angela Ahola, who went on one hundred dates so you don't have to.

Modern dating is a numbers game, with limitless options only ever a swipe away. But whether you're looking for something casual or searching for true romance, sifting through countless profiles only to endure a dreadful date can be exhausting. How do you stand out from the crowd and find the person you're looking for?

Enter Psychologist Dr Angela Ahola. When she found herself single again after a long relationship, Angela decided to throw herself headlong into the unfamiliar world of online dating. Armed with her expertise in studying human behaviour, she embarked on an experiment with herself as the test subject: she went on one hundred different dates to learn as much as she could about what makes a successful encounter - and what doesn't.

Backed up by the latest science on personality, relationships and dating, 100 Dates is the ultimate dating handbook. Including advice on everything from figuring out why you want to date through to setting up your profile and finding the right person, Dr Angela is the perfect guide through the thorny wilderness of dating.

'A complete guide to dating, from online swiping to starting a relationship' - Laura Price, author of Single Bald Female

6 Secrets of a Lasting Relationship

6 Secrets of a Lasting Relationship

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This straightforward guide explains how Chemistry, Respect, Enjoyment, Acceptance, Trust, and Empathy are the pillars that support a strong, successful relationship-and how couples can repair those pillars, protect them against the long-term wear and tear of stress, boredom, and bickering, and build a lasting, satisfying love.
8 Habits of Love

8 Habits of Love

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A spiritual guidebook to living life through love and connection, not fear and isolation, by a respected pastor and a frequent guest on Oprah's Soul Series.

Reverend Bacon believes that every person can live a full and creative life if they can learn to move through troubling emotions such as fear, anger, and sadness to find the beloved within themselves. Readers will learn how insecurity can keep us from connecting with others, our loving self, and finding our own peace, joy, and creative power. 8 Habits of Love will show, through relatable stories, how to create a full, meaningful life by developing simple habits-stillness, truth, forgiveness, compassion, play, candor, generosity, and community-and by asking such important questions as: How do I know I'm living the life I should be? How do I forgive those who have hurt me? How do I talk candidly with difficult people? How do I best help others when they need it? And How do I let go of the past and move forward?

Ace: What Asexuality Reveals about Desire, Society, and the Meaning of Sex

Ace: What Asexuality Reveals about Desire, Society, and the Meaning of Sex

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An engaging exploration of what it means to be asexual in a world that's obsessed with sexual attraction, and what the ace perspective can teach all of us about desire and identity.

What exactly is sexual attraction and what is it like to go through life not experiencing it? What does asexuality reveal about gender roles, about romance and consent, and the pressures of society? This accessible examination of asexuality shows that the issues that aces face--confusion around sexual activity, the intersection of sexuality and identity, navigating different needs in relationships--are the same conflicts that nearly all of us will experience. Through a blend of reporting, cultural criticism, and memoir, Ace addresses the misconceptions around the "A" of LGBTQIA and invites everyone to rethink pleasure and intimacy.

Journalist Angela Chen creates her path to understanding her own asexuality with the perspectives of a diverse group of asexual people. Vulnerable and honest, these stories include a woman who had blood tests done because she was convinced that "not wanting sex" was a sign of serious illness, and a man who grew up in a religious household and did everything "right," only to realize after marriage that his experience of sexuality had never been the same as that of others. Disabled aces, aces of color, gender-nonconforming aces, and aces who both do and don't want romantic relationships all share their experiences navigating a society in which a lack of sexual attraction is considered abnormal. Chen's careful cultural analysis explores how societal norms limit understanding of sex and relationships and celebrates the breadth of sexuality and queerness.

Act Like a Lady Think Like a Man

Act Like a Lady Think Like a Man

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This is a funny, honest, and foolproof guide for all women that takes them inside the heads of men and shows how men think about love, sex, and commitment.
Act Like a Lady Think Like a Man Expanded Edition

Act Like a Lady Think Like a Man Expanded Edition

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The #1 New York Times smash bestseller Revised and expanded with new material.

With over two million copies sold, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man has become a bestseller around the world. In conjunction with its second movie sequel to be released this summer, Steve Harvey has updated his classic with new advice and insights.

Whether it's why women should enforce a "90-Day Probation Period" before they give their men sexual "benefits"--the way Ford motor company withholds medical and dental benefits until an employee has been on the job for 3 months--or explaining to women why men would rather "fix it" than talk about it, Steve Harvey's advice is always spot-on and laden with warmth and humor. But behind the laughter is his sincere desire to help women understand men.

Now, Steve shares even more relationship wisdom. Does it feel like your man's friends are against you? What should you know about being a wife, before you say "I Do"? Steve provides the answers to these questions and more, and offers new insights including:

  • How to put spice into your relationship
  • 8 sure-fire ways to keep your cool when his "ex" shows up
  • A test for you and your partner, to see if you're actually ready for marriage. . . or need more time
  • A 90-day abstinence calendar, and tips for making it through this important trial period
  • With liberal use of his own adventures in love and courtship, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man is an honest, compelling, and realistic examination of how men think about love and sex and what women need to know so that they can set realistic expectations of the men in their life.

    Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man

    Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man

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    "Harvey offers surprising insights into the male mentality and gives women strategies for taming that unruly beast."
    --Philadelphia Inquirer

    "Women should listen to Steve Harvey when it comes to what a good man is about. Steve Harvey dispenses a lot of fabulous information about men."
    --Aretha Franklin

    The #1 New York Times bestseller from the new guru of relationship advice, Steve Harvey's Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man is an invaluable self-help book that can empower women everywhere to take control of their relationships. The host of a top-rated radio show listened to by millions daily--and of cable TV's The Steve Harvey Project--Harvey knows what men really think about love, intimacy, and commitment. In Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, the author, media personality, and stand-up comedian gets serious, sharing his wealth of knowledge, insight, and no-nonsense advice for every good woman who wants to find a good man or make her current love last.

    After the Affair Revised and Updated Edition

    After the Affair Revised and Updated Edition

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    "Dr. Spring possesses a remarkable combination of clarity, wisdom, spirit, and heart. This is an extremely helpful and healing book--a gift to us all."
    --Harriet Lerner, Ph.D., author of The Dance of Anger

    A staggering number of couples in America--about 70 percent--have been affected by extramarital affairs. After the Affair is the only book to offer proven strategies for surviving the crisis and rebuilding the relationship.

    Written by Janis Abrahms Spring, Ph.D., a nationally known therapist and acknowledged expert on infidelity, this revised and updated version brings the groundbreaking classic into the 21st century, with a new section dealing with online affairs in cyberspace. For women who are struggling in their marriage--and for clinicians, psychology academics and readers fascinated by of popular psychology--this newly revised and updated edition of After the Affair is essential reading.

    All About Love

    All About Love

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    A New York Times bestseller and enduring classic, All About Love is the acclaimed first volume in feminist icon bell hooks' "Love Song to the Nation" trilogy. All About Love reveals what causes a polarized society, and how to heal the divisions that cause suffering. Here is the truth about love, and inspiration to help us instill caring, compassion, and strength in our homes, schools, and workplaces.

    "The word 'love' is most often defined as a noun, yet we would all love better if we used it as a verb," writes bell hooks as she comes out fighting and on fire in All About Love. Here, at her most provocative and intensely personal, renowned scholar, cultural critic and feminist bell hooks offers a proactive new ethic for a society bereft with lovelessness--not the lack of romance, but the lack of care, compassion, and unity. People are divided, she declares, by society's failure to provide a model for learning to love.

    As bell hooks uses her incisive mind to explore the question "What is love?" her answers strike at both the mind and heart. Razing the cultural paradigm that the ideal love is infused with sex and desire, she provides a new path to love that is sacred, redemptive, and healing for individuals and for a nation. The Utne Reader declared bell hooks one of the "100 Visionaries Who Can Change Your Life." All About Love is a powerful, timely affirmation of just how profoundly her revelations can change hearts and minds for the better.

    All the Rules

    All the Rules

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    The search for Mr. Right starts here. This simple set of dating dos and don'ts-combining The Rules and The Rules II-will teach you how to find (and keep!) a man who treats you with the respect and dignity you deserve.

    You are a creature unlike any other (Rule #1)-that's why you need... The Rules. Refreshingly blunt, astonishingly effective, and at times hilarious, All the Rules will lead you to where you want to be: in a healthy, committed relationship. These commonsense guidelines will help you:

    Lead a full, satisfying, busy life outside of romance.
    Accept occasional defeat and move on.
    Bring out the best in you and in the men you date.

    Whether you're eighteen or eighty, these time-tested techniques will help you find the man of your dreams.

    Amar O Depender

    Amar O Depender

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    Un libro sobre cómo superar el apego afectivo y hacer del amor una experiencia plena y saludable.

    "Aunque la psicología ha avanzado en el tema de las adicciones, en el tema de la adicción afectiva el vacío es innegable... Este libro está dirigido a todas aquellas personas que quieren hacer del amor una experiencia plena, alegre y saludable". --Walter Riso

    Entregarse afectivamente no implica desaparecer sino integrarse en el otro. El amor sano es una suma de dos en la que nadie pierde. Sin embargo, millones de personas en todo el mundo son víctimas de relaciones amorosas inadecuadas y no saben qué hacer al respecto, ya que el miedo a la pérdida, a la soledad o al abandono contamina el vínculo amoroso y lo vuelve altamente vulnerable. Un amor inseguro es una bomba que puede estallar en cualquier momento y lastimarnos profundamente. En Amar o depender?, Walter Riso, uno de los más conocidos autores de autoayuda, nos enseña que sí es posible vivir con independencia y aun así seguir amando, eliminando las ataduras psicológicas y manteniendo vivo el fuego del amor.

    La adicción afectiva es una enfermedad que tiene cura y, lo más importante, puede prevenirse. Este revelador libro pretende ayudar a aquellas personas que son o han sido víctimas de un amor malsano y guiar a las parejas sanas para que sigan trabajando en la costumbre de amar intensamente y sin apegos.

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    This book is intended for those who want to make love a fulfilling, joyful, and healthy experience.
    To surrender your affections does not mean you should disappear but instead it means to integrate yourself into the other. A healthy love is a sum of two in which neither party loses. However, millions of people around the world are victims of unhealthy romantic relationships and don't know what to do about it, because the fear of loss, loneliness, or abandonment can soil a healthy relationship. In To Love or to Be Dependent Walter Riso, one of the best-known self-help authors, teaches us that it is possible to live independently and still continue to love, removing psychological ties and keeping the passion alive.
    Emotional addiction is a disease that can be cured and, most importantly, can be prevented. This revealing book aims to help those who are or have been victims of unhealthy love, and guide healthy couples to continue the habit of loving passionately and without attachments.

    Anne Hooper's Pocket Kama Sutra

    Anne Hooper's Pocket Kama Sutra

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    Get ready to enjoy the most erotic sexual experiences of your life with this portable version of Anne Hooper's Kama Sutra. From the author of the Great Sex Guide, celebrated sex therapist Anne Hooper joins contemporary techniques with ancient sexual wisdom. Kama Sutra blends the spice of age-old eroticism with stunning photography and the straightforward instruction of a contemporary sex guide. Based on the classic "Ananga Ranga" and "Perfumed Garden" positions, Hooper draws aside the veil of myth and mystery surrounding tantric sex and shows how to combine sensuality and sex for a loving, fulfilling relationship.

    This book contains exquisitely photographed images of each positon, along with vivid, easily approachable instructions. Interspersed between the techniques are sensuous nuggets of wisdom from Vātsyāyana, who wrote the fabled manuscript thousands of years ago, along with expert modern commentary. With over a 100 positions, countless variations, and eye-popping photography, Hooper's ultimate guide to pleasure is sure to satisfy modern lovers, from shy beginners to experienced adventurers, and everybody in between.

    Are Men Necessary?

    Are Men Necessary?

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    Outspoken, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times Op-Ed columnist Maureen Dowd tackles the hot-button topic of gender politics in this "funny, biting, and incisive take on women's place in American society today" (Library Journal).

    Are men afraid of smart, successful women? Why did feminism fizzle? Why are so many of today's women freezing their faces and emotions in an orgy of plasticity? Is "having it all" just a cruel hoax?

    In this witty and wide-ranging book, Maureen Dowd looks at the state of the sexual union, raising bold questions and examining everything from economics and presidential politics to pop culture and the "why?" of the Y chromosome.

    In our ever-changing culture where locker room talk has become the talk of the town, Are Men Necessary? will intrigue Dowd's devoted readers--and anyone trying to sort out the chaos that occurs when sexes collide.

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    Art of Kissing

    Art of Kissing

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    In The Art of Kissing, William Cane reveals that there is more to kissing than simply locking lips. Through a hundred thousand interviews he has discovered the truth about what men and women do, think, and feel when they kiss. Their input and his expert knowledge can help you to master the secrets of great kissing.

    With specific techniques for more than thirty types of kisses, this updated and revised edition features:

    * Overcoming first kiss shyness
    * Secrets to increasing your 'kissability'
    * Complete instructions on French Kissing
    * Electric kisses, neck kisses, ear kisses and much more

    Transform your kissing technique, pucker up with passion, and master The Art of Kissing today!

    Art of Marriage

    Art of Marriage

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    Read Catherine Blyth's blogs and other content on the Penguin Community.
    A witty, thought-provoking celebration of why marriage still matters-and how to make yours work-from the author of "The Art of Conversation."
    Today we no longer get married for the reasons our grandparents did: because our families say so, because we must marry to leave home, to have sex, to have financial security. So in this modern age, why marry at all? "The Art of Marriage" seeks to answer this question, in an enchanting guided tour of the three-legged race that is married life.
    With anecdotes from history, the latest research, and insights about couples who stayed the course, Blyth offers entertaining advice on how to enjoy a successful marriage and answers vital questions such as can housework improve sex life? Why should husbands argue? And why must wives relax?
    In the age of "Bridezillas" and over-the-top destination weddings, it is all too easy to lose sight of the greater meaning of saying "I do." A wedding is not an end-it's not about the race for the ring, or planning a blow-out event-it's the beginning of a journey, full of questions and mystery, and different for each couple. As Catherine Blyth so eloquently puts it, "Each story has at least two sides. Reconciling them is the art of marriage."
    As Time Goes By: Boomerang Marriages, Serial Spouses, Throwback Couples, and Oth

    As Time Goes By: Boomerang Marriages, Serial Spouses, Throwback Couples, and Oth

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    In this inspiring book, best-selling author Abigail Trafford describes how people over fifty are rewriting the script of love and in the process redefining the institution of marriage for future generations. Drawing on interviews with hundreds of men and women, married and single, gay and straight, Trafford explores what it means to love and be loved in the decades after midlife--and offers solutions to the most common problems that define this period, such as "retired spouse syndrome" and divorce. Wise and compassionate, As Time Goes By is an essential guide to the pursuit of love and happiness in this dynamic stage of life.

    Attached

    Attached

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    "Over a decade after its publication, one book on dating has people firmly in its grip."
    --The New York Times

    We already rely on science to tell us what to eat, when to exercise, and how long to sleep. Why not use science to help us improve our relationships? In this revolutionary book, psychiatrist and neuroscientist Dr. Amir Levine and Rachel Heller scientifically explain why some people seem to navigate relationships effortlessly, while others struggle.

    Discover how an understanding of adult attachment--the most advanced relationship science in existence today--can help us find and sustain love. Pioneered by psychologist John Bowlby in the 1950s, the field of attachment posits that each of us behaves in relationships in one of three distinct ways:

    - Anxious people are often preoccupied with their relationships and tend to worry about their partner's ability to love them back.
    - Avoidant people equate intimacy with a loss of independence and constantly try to minimize closeness.
    - Secure people feel comfortable with intimacy and are usually warm and loving.

    Attached guides readers in determining what attachment style they and their mate (or potential mate) follow, offering a road map for building stronger, more fulfilling connections with the people they love.

    Attracting Genuine Love: A Step-By-Step Program to Bring a Loving and Desirable Partner Into Your Life [With CD (Audio)]

    Attracting Genuine Love: A Step-By-Step Program to Bring a Loving and Desirable Partner Into Your Life [With CD (Audio)]

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    Are you ready to find the love of your life? Do you long for a deep, passionate, rewarding relationship?

    For nearly 30 years, in their workshops and one-on-one counseling sessions, Gay and Kathlyn Hendricks have helped thousands of singles find lasting, fulfilling love. Now by popular demand, the Hendrickses share their proven, practical methods with a wider audience. Attracting Genuine Love distills their essential principles for finding and keeping love into one immersive, results-oriented program.

    Join the Hendrickses and learn how to:

    Identify your Three Absolute Yes's and Three Absolute No's--your must-haves and deal breakers essential for relationship success
    - Remove the number-one obstacle that prevents you from having the relationship you want
    - Move through the three crucial psychological and emotional shifts necessary to find lifelong love
    - Make a soul-level commitment to yourself, the critical step to invite love into your life
    - Discover the power of fearless honesty, moment-by-moment communication, and the three other real rules to create a conscious relationship
    Do you long to share your life with someone special? Let these two trusted voices in the field of conscious relationship show you how with Attracting Genuine Love. Complete with the Hendrickses' five most effective workshop practices.

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