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10 Stupid Things Couples Do to Mess Up Their Relationships

1. Stupid Secrets Withholding important information for fear of rejection 2. Stupid Egotism Asking not what you can do for the relationship but only what the relationship can do for you 3. Stupid Pettiness Making a big deal out of the small stuff 4. Stupid Power Always trying to be in control 5. Stupid Priorities Consuming all your time and energies with work, hobbies, errands, and chores instead of focusing on your relationship 6. Stupid Happiness Seeking stimulation and assurance from all the wrong places to satisfy the immature need to feel good 7. Stupid Excuses Not being accountable for bad behavior 8. Stupid Liaisons Not letting go of negative attachments to friends and relatives who are damaging to your relationship 9. Stupid Mismatch Not knowing when to leave and cut your losses 10. Stupid Breakups Disconnection for all the wrong reasons

Disaster and Relief Management - Katastrophen und ihre Bewältigung (Forschungen Zum Alten Testament) (English and German Edition)

The volume collects the papers of the International Conference on Disaster and Relief Management in Ancient Israel/Palestine, Egypt and the Ancient Near East held from the 4th of October to the 6th of October 2010 in Leipzig. Scholars from different fields are having a close look at the concepts of disasters in antiquity, their impact on society, possible dynamics and cultural dimensions. They give insights into their actual research on the destructivity and productivity of disasters, including the possibility that disasters were used as topoi in ideological, mythological and theological discourses. Their contributions in this volume represent a first step to a cultural history of disasters in antiquity.

Yell Less, Love More: How the Orange Rhino Mom Stopped Yelling at Her Kids - and How You Can Too!: A 30-Day Guide That Includes: - 100 Alternatives to ... Steps to Follow - Honest Stories to Inspire

Do you often find yourself losing your cool and yelling at your kids? It happens to us all, but it doesn't have to. With Yell Less, Love More you'll learn practical, simple solutions to keep you focused on loving more and yelling less, no matter what the circumstance. It is possible to change and enjoy a calmer life because of it! Take the Orange Rhino 30-day challenge to yell less. In this guidebook to happier parenting, author Sheila McCraith shares daily thoughts, tips, and motivational personal stories to help you toss out the screams and welcome in the peace. Whether you have one child or twenty (or one you still yell at who is twenty), strengthen your relationships and maybe even laugh a little more--by taking the challenge today. The Rhino: A naturally calm animal that charges when provoked. The Orange Rhino: A person that parents with warmth and determination and who doesn't charge with words when angry, impatient, or simply in a bad mood.

How to Say I Do: Make Your Civil Marriage Ceremony Your Own

Packed full of ideas, stories, and excerpts from real weddings, this guide for brides- and grooms-to-be provides inspired ideas for creating the perfect civil wedding ceremony. Tips on choosing the vows, location, mood, and celebrant are included, as are tips for dealing with difficult family members and other potential problems. Also included are numerous poems and readings, ranging from selections from Shakespeare to The Owl and the Pussy Cat, to help personalize the ceremony.

The Myth of the Spoiled Child: Challenging the Conventional Wisdom about Children and Parenting

Somehow, a set of deeply conservative assumptions about children--what they're like and how they should be raised--have congealed into the conventional wisdom in our society. Parents are accused of being both permissive and overprotective, unwilling to set limits and afraid to let their kids fail. Young people, meanwhile, are routinely described as entitled and narcissistic...among other unflattering adjectives. In The Myth of the Spoiled Child, Alfie Kohn systematically debunks these beliefs--not only challenging erroneous factual claims but also exposing the troubling ideology that underlies them. Complaints about pushover parents and coddled kids are hardly new, he shows, and there is no evidence that either phenomenon is especially widespread today--let alone more common than in previous generations. Moreover, new research reveals that helicopter parenting is quite rare and, surprisingly, may do more good than harm when it does occur. The major threat to healthy child development, John argues, is posed by parenting that is too controlling rather than too indulgent. With the same lively, contrarian style that marked his influential books about rewards, competition, and education, Kohn relies on a vast collection of social science data, as well as on logic and humor, to challenge assertions that appear with numbing regularity in the popular press. These include claims that young people suffer from inflated self-esteem; that they receive trophies, praise, and As too easily; and that they would benefit from more self-discipline and "grit." These conservative beliefs are often accepted without question, even by people who are politically liberal. Kohn's invitation to reexamine our assumptions is particularly timely, then; his book has the potential to change our culture's conversation about kids and the people who raise them.

Astrosex: Sexual Secrets Revealed through the Stars

We’re all getting comfortable with the idea that men are from Mars and women are from Venus, but how many of us aware how much all of our sex lives are influenced by all of the planets all of the time? Perhaps the pick-up line “So, what’s your sign?” is more important than most people in search of truly cosmic coupling may have realized. Astrosex is the ultimate illustrated guide to understanding your own sexual desires and the sexual needs of your partner based on your horoscopes. Whether you want to unleash the lust of a Leo, tame a Taurus, seduce a Sagittarius, or break the ice with a Virgo, this sexy guide will help you navigate your love life using the stars. The book includes a sexy introduction to the zodiac and how you can make it work for you. What then follows is an in-depth description of male and female sexual preferences for each star sign with tips on erogenous zones, preferred positions, and favorite fantasies. Illustrated with more than 350 atmospheric and sensual color photographs—including steamy sex positions—Astrosex provides a visually seductive and out-of-this-world experience.

Samhain: Rituals, Recipes & Lore for Halloween (Llewellyn's Sabbat Essentials)

Samhain―also known as Halloween―is the final spoke in the Wheel of the Year. At this time, the harvest has finished and the veil between the worlds is at its thinnest. This guide shows you how to practice the serious work of divination and honoring the dead along with the more lighthearted activities of Halloween. Rituals Recipes Lore Spells Divination Crafts Correspondences Invocations Prayers Meditations Llewellyn's Sabbat Essentials explore the old and new ways of celebrating the seasonal rites that are the cornerstones of the witch's year.

The Perversion of Youth: Controversies in the Assessment and Treatment of Juvenile Sex Offenders (Psychology and Crime)

Over the past two decades, concern about adolescent sex offenders has grown at an astonishing pace, garnering heated coverage in the media and providing fodder for television shows like Law & Order. Americans’ reaction to such stories has prompted the unquestioned application to adolescents of harsh legal and clinical intervention strategies designed for serious adult offenders, with little attention being paid to the psychological maturity of the offender. Many strategies being used today to deal with juvenile sex offenders—and even to define what criteria to use in defining "juvenile sex offender"—do not have empirical support and, Frank C. DiCataldo cautions, may be doing more harm to children and society than good. The Perversion of Youth critiques the current system and its methods for treating and categorizing juveniles, and calls for a major reevaluation of how these cases should be managed in the future. Through an analysis of the history of the problem and an empirical review of the literature, including specific cases and their outcomes, DiCataldo demonstrates that current practices are based more on our collective fears and moral passions than on any supportive science or sound policy.

Romantic Questions: 264 Outrageous, Sweet and Profound Questions

The perfect way to connect and discover intimacy in your relationship! Whether you've been dating for a month or married for 50 years, this book of insightful, fun, and heartfelt questions will help you connect with your partner in new and fulfilling ways. Experience love and navigate through the intricacies of your relationship with fun, sweet, and exciting questions about: future dreams past loves sex and intimacy work and family secrets, thoughts, and desires The perfect gift for new couples, long distance relationships, engagements, and anniversaries, Romantic Questions increases communication and gets to the heart of your relationship.

Psychoanalysis and Politics: Histories of Psychoanalysis Under Conditions of Restricted Political Freedom

More than just a therapeutic technique, psychoanalysis as a school of thought has redefined our ideas on sexuality, the self, morality, family, and the nature of the mind for much of the twentieth century. At its broadest, Freud's thinking on civilization and social forces provides a context in which to consider the history of political struggle among individuals and societies. This volume explores a central paradox in the evolution of psychoanalytic thought and practice and the ways in which they were used. Why and how have some authoritarian regimes utilized psychoanalytic concepts of the self to envisage a new social and political order? How did psychoanalysis provide both theoretical and practical elements to legitimize resistance to those same regimes? How can a school of thought be co-opted so deftly by different groups for different political ends?

From Brain to Mind: Using Neuroscience to Guide Change in Education

Finalist for Foreword Magazine's 2011 Book of the Year With his knack for making science intelligible for the layman, and his ability to illuminate scientific concepts through analogy and reference to personal experience, James Zull offers the reader an engrossing and coherent introduction to what neuroscience can tell us about cognitive development through experience, and its implications for education.

The Creative Therapist: The Art of Awakening a Session

In The Creative Therapist, Bradford Keeney makes the case that "creativity is the most essential aspect of vibrant, meaningful, and successful therapy." No matter what therapeutic orientation one practices, it must be awakened by creativity in order for the session to come alive. This book presents a theoretical framework that provides an understanding of how to go outside habituated ways of therapy in order to bring forth new and innovative possibilities. A basic structure for creative therapy, based on the outline of a three-part theatrical play, is also set forth. With these frameworks, practical guidelines detail how to initiate and implement creative contributions to any therapeutic situation.

Guys Like Girls Named Jennie
Guys Like Girls Named Jennie Sented by Steve Bark

'If you doubt that God has a sense of humor, you haven't read about Kerri's love life yet!' Discouraged with dating books written by authors who married just after puberty and then tried to give relationship advice---'I didn't meet my husband until I was seventeen, and I'm so glad I waited'---Kerri decided to write her book as a single woman in the trenches trying to meet Mr. Right. Stand-up comedian Kerri Pomarolli shares her side of the Christian dating scene and brings a fresh new light to dating, faith, and being single. In this tell-it-how-it-is book, Kerri offers a glimpse into the mind and heart of a single woman as she shares her personal stories of joy, frustration, pain, and late-night snacks. If I'm Waiting on God, Then What Am I Doing in a Christian Chatroom? is the humorous and moving story of one woman's search for real faith and true love. 'This book is hilarious. It's perfect for the God-fearing gal who's looking for love in all the wrong places. I found myself uplifted, knowing I wasn't alone.' ---Christia Mantzke, recording artist 'Finally! We men get a glimpse of what is really going on in the minds of Christian single women! I couldn't put it down!' ---Jay Pesek, Nashville Speakers Bureau

Flirting with Danger: Young Women's Reflections on Sexuality and Domination (Qualitative Studies in Psychology)

In Flirting with Danger, Lynn M. Phillips explores how young women make sense of, resist, and negotiate conflicting cultural messages about sexual agency, responsibility, aggression, and desire. How do women develop their ideas about sex, love, and domination? Why do they express feminist views condemning male violence in the abstract, but often adamantly refuse to name their own violent and exploitive encounters as abuse, rape, or victimization?

Canadian Family Law
Canadian Family Law Sented by Emma

A CANADIAN BESTSELLER FULLY REVISED AND UPDATED For more than 30 years, Canadian Family Law has helped us to understand the legal issues surrounding marriage, separation and divorce, child custody and support. Now in its tenth edition, Canadian Family Law provides information on recent developments in family law, such as same-sex marriage, alternative dispute resolution and child support.

Родительский парадокс. Море радости в океане проблем. Как быть счастливым на все 100, когда у тебя дети

Эта книга сразу стала бестселлером. Ее автор Дженнифер Сениор задает вопрос: почему мы так жаждем иметь детей, а потом мучаемся от разочарований, неудовлетворенности и депрессий? Как с этим быть? И в чем вообще смысл родительского счастья? Такие противоречивые мысли посещают многих современных родителей. Ребенок полностью ломает быт, а модные установки на обретение счастья и воспитание идеальных детей рисуют картины абсолютно иллюзорного мира. Рассказывая истории реальных людей, разбирая разные семейные ситуации и объясняя, как же все-таки жить с детьми, автор подводит читателя к парадоксальному выводу, который объясняет, что же такое важное дарят нам дети, кроме эмоций. И вот ради этого самого главного книгу стоит прочитать всем родителям! В нашей библиотеке вы можете бесплатно почитать книгу « Родительский парадокс. Море радости в океане проблем. Как быть счастливым на все 100, когда у тебя дети ». Чтобы читать онлайн книгу « Родительский парадокс. Море радости в океане проблем. Как быть счастливым на все 100, когда у тебя дети » перейдите по указанной ссылке. Приятного Вам чтения.

Семь стратегий богатства и счастья

Автор представляет свою стратегию постановки жизненных целей и их достижения, приобретения знаний, обретения финансовой свободы и личностного самосовершенствования. Для широкого круга читателей. В нашей библиотеке вы можете бесплатно почитать книгу « Семь стратегий богатства и счастья ». Чтобы читать онлайн книгу « Семь стратегий богатства и счастья » перейдите по указанной ссылке. Приятного Вам чтения.

Лайфхаки влиятельных людей. 50 способов стать лидером

«Лайфхаки влиятельных людей» – это 50 секретов, которые вы должны знать, чтобы убедить кого угодно, завоевать доверие и стать лидером. Некоторые секреты удивят вас больше, чем другие, но каждый обязательно вдохновит на изменения. Сложите все 50 лайфхаков вместе, и вы получите прямой доступ к неограниченному влиянию и успеху. В нашей библиотеке вы можете бесплатно почитать книгу « Лайфхаки влиятельных людей. 50 способов стать лидером ». Чтобы читать онлайн книгу « Лайфхаки влиятельных людей. 50 способов стать лидером » перейдите по указанной ссылке. Приятного Вам чтения.

Эта книга сделает вас уверенным

В жизни каждого человека бывают моменты, когда он испытывает панические приступы неуверенности в себе, способные погружать в состояние уныния и долгосрочной депрессии. Авторы книги убеждены, что неважно, как глубоко укоренилась система ваших негативных взглядов, если вы твердо решили улучшить самочувствие, то можете изменить представление о себе на более позитивное и реалистичное. Для всех, кто хочет повысить самооценку, стать увереннее и с успехом добиваться поставленных целей! В нашей библиотеке вы можете бесплатно почитать книгу « Эта книга сделает вас уверенным ». Чтобы читать онлайн книгу « Эта книга сделает вас уверенным » перейдите по указанной ссылке. Приятного Вам чтения.

Размышления на каждый день для женщин, которые любят слишком сильно

Культовая книга Робин Норвуд «Женщины, которые любят слишком сильно», ставшая международным бестселлером и классическим практическим руководством по терапии созависимости, перевернула наши представления о любви и помогла нескольким поколениям женщин во всем мире разобраться в своих чувствах, выйти из неблагополучных отношений и перестать страдать от несчастной или неразделенной любви. «Размышления на каждый день для женщин, которые любят слишком сильно» — своеобразная путеводная карта, составленная Робин Норвуд по многочисленным просьбам читательниц, которая вдохновит и поддержит на пути к исцелению от созависимости, поможет глубже понять самих себя и окружающих и сохранить душевное равновесие и чувство юмора в процессе личностной трансформации. Мысли и тезисы, собранные в этой книге, представляют собой необходимые малые дозы нового мышления и соответствуют небольшим шагам, которые мы делаем в своем внутреннем развитии на пути к новой, здоровой и полноценной личной жизни и к новым отношениям. В нашей библиотеке вы можете бесплатно почитать книгу « Размышления на каждый день для женщин, которые любят слишком сильно ». Чтобы читать онлайн книгу « Размышления на каждый день для женщин, которые любят слишком сильно » перейдите по указанной ссылке. Приятного Вам чтения.

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