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Books for relationships/love
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Spankyrae posted:
I know we've probably shared this in the past, but I thought it would be nice for the new exchange. These are books I've found to be helpful in dealing with the above:

"In The Meantime," Iyanla Vanzant
"The Path To Love: Spiritual Strategies For Healing," Deepak Chopra
"Why Men Marry B*tches," Sherry Argov
"Why Men Love B*tches," Sherry Argov
"Better Single Than Sorry," Jen Scheft
"The Highly Sensitive Person In Love," Elaine Aron
"Women Who Love Too Much," Robin Norwood
"Self Matters," Philip McGraw
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kelseyshayne responded:
I've got to go book shopping especiall since I have nothing else to do. And I've been having my share of relationship problems.
 
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Cjf86 responded:
Thank you Spanky I will be writting this list of books on a piece of paper and look for them at my local library. thank you once again.
 
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Spankyrae responded:
Everyone else feel free to post books they've found to be helpful too!
 
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STLEWIS87 responded:
Act Like a Lady, Think Like A Man-Steve Harvey
How to Love a Black Man- i forgot..lol
 
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TheDeepBlue replied to Spankyrae's response:
It might not be helpful but it's hilarious:
"How to tell if your Boyfriend is the AntiChrist". Its a funny little book I picked up a while back. It still is on my bookshelf which my bf things is rather amusing, lol.
 
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kelseyshayne replied to TheDeepBlue's response:
Wow that title is funny I'll have to get a copy. Who's the author?
 
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Schmaylan replied to kelseyshayne's response:
I read a good one called " Breaking Your Addiction to a Person".. It really put into perspective how some of the things we do in a destructive relationship are based off an addiction...
 
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Spankyrae replied to STLEWIS87's response:
Steve Harvey's book was great. It wasn't overly deep but then, that was the point, wasn't it? He used a just-right amount of humor in it.
 
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STLEWIS87 replied to Spankyrae's response:
Yeah, i like it. It provided alot of new insight as well as some stuff i already knew. But it created a guideline for me, as a young woman, to go by.
 
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SMITHRL replied to STLEWIS87's response:
What Women Want
What Men Want
-These two books are written by the same authors and have a lot of statistics and polls (which I like)

Love Languages
***Highly recommended. Not only did it help me understand my SO better. But it also helped me understand my relationships w/ my family.

All of these books are Christian based. I enjoyed them so much that I took notes while reading them. I know, I'm a little odd!! )
 
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IslandL responded:
A great one is "The Dance of Anger" by Harriet Lerner. I remember actually hightlighting passages from that book and re-reading from time to time. She's also written several other "Dance of..." books as well.
 
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HermanMunster1001 responded:
"The power of now" and
"Road less traveled" are excellent books on Love, relationships and spiritual growth.
 
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girldiva replied to HermanMunster1001's response:
dont forget "He's just not into You"
 
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everwondering68 replied to SMITHRL's response:
Hey there....noticed your story and want to tell you something! I was raised in KS. too! I totally know what you mean about being a 'sad' fact! I moved to a larger town with more to do, larger selection of people and stuff. Made living there a little better! Now I'm in OK. Been here all my adult life. Pretty cool here. I just joined this site today. Don't know how often I'll check it. But.... appeals to be safe. Maybe we'll chat!


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