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  • Gift of Fear and Other Survival Signals that Protect Us From Violence

    The Gift of Fear: And Other Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence


    UPDATE: My sister is being held in her home by her husband – I don't know what advice to give. — Police showed up and he was shot. [Support][Trigger Warning]
    True fear is a gift.Unwarranted fear is a curse.Learn how to tell the difference.A date won't take “no” for an answer. The new nanny gives a mother an uneasy feeling. A stranger in a deserted parking lot offers unsolicited help. The threat of violence surrounds us every day. But we can protect ourselves, by learning to trust—and act on—our gut instincts.In this empowering book, Gavin de Becker, the man Oprah Winfrey calls the nation's leading expert on violent behavior, shows you how to s…

  • Care and Keeping of You: The Body Book for Younger Girls

    The Care and Keeping of You: The Body Book for Younger Girls, Revised Edition


    Sex-ed teachers of reddit, what is the craziest misconception you have cleared up?
    Our best-selling body book for girls just got even better! With all-new illustrations and updated content for girls ages 8 and up, it features tips, how-tos, and facts from the experts. (Medical consultant: Cara Natterson, MD.) You'll find answers to questions about your changing body, from hair care to healthy eating, bad breath to bras, periods to pimples, and everything in between. Once you feel comfortable with what's happening, you'll be ready to move on to the The Care & Keeping of You 2!

  • Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men

    Why Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men


    Magda accepted our out of court settlement
    In this groundbreaking bestseller, Lundy Bancroft—a counselor who specializes in working with abusive men—uses his knowledge about how abusers think to help women recognize when they are being controlled or devalued in a relationship, and to find ways to get free of abuse.He says he loves you. So…why does he do that?   You’ve asked yourself this question again and again. Now you have the chance to see inside the minds of angry and controlling men—and change your life. In Why Does He Do That…

  • Charge of Your Fertility

    Taking Charge of Your Fertility, 10th Anniversary Edition: The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth …


    I(34m) came home early, my daughter(16f) was not home and not answering her phone. I found out she has a whole unknown life- including an older boyfriend(19m) and inappropriate behaviors. Where do I start?
    Celebrating 10 years of helping hundreds of thousands of women achieve pregnancy, avoid pregnancy naturally, and gain better control of their health and lives, the 10th Anniversary Edition of the classic bestseller will include: • New ‘Preface to the 10th Anniversary Edition” • Updates on new fertility technologies • Natural approaches to conception • Updated Resources and Books For any woman unhappy with her current method of birth control; demoralized by her quest to have a baby; or experi…

  •'s Happening to My Body? Book for Girls: Revised Edition

    What’s Happening to My Body? Book for Girls: Revised Edition


    What do I need to prepare for my daughters first period? [Single Dad]
    Everything preteen and teen girls need to know about their changing bodies and feelings Written by an experienced educator and her daughter in a reassuring and down-to-earth style, The “What's Happening to My Body?” Book for Girls gives sensitive straight talk on: the body's changing size and shape; the growth spurt; breast development; the reproductive organs; the menstrual cycle; body hair; diet and exercise; romantic and sexual feelings; and puberty in the opposite sex. It also includes in…

  • Care and Keeping of You 2: The Body Book for Older Girls

    The Care and Keeping of You 2: The Body Book for Older Girls


    My Sisters (35f) family got in a car crash, leaving behind my niece (11f) and I (25m) adopted her. I need advice for daily female “problems”.
    This thoughtful advice book will guide you through the next steps of growing up. With illustrations and expert contributors, this book covers new questions about periods, your growing body, peer pressure, personal care, and more! Written by Dr. Cara Natterson for girls 10 and up, The Care & Keeping of You 2 follows up the original bestseller with even more in-depth details about the physical and emotional changes you’re going through.

  • Girl: The Handbook

    Curly Girl: The Handbook


    Black women of Reddit, can you help me with my niece’s hair?
    The Curly Girl manifesto is back, now completely revised, updated, and expanded by more than a third with all-new material. Created by curly hair evangelist Lorraine Massey—the go-to curl expert featured in Allure, InStyle, Lucky, Seventeen, and The New York Times; owner of the Devachan salons in New York; and creator of a multimillion-dollar line of all-natural Devachan products—Curly Girl is the surprising bible for the 65 percent of women with naturally curly or wavy hair and a desire to c…

  •'s Called a Breakup Because It's Broken: The Smart Girl's Break-Up Buddy

    It’s Called a Breakup Because It’s Broken: The Smart Girl’s Break-Up Buddy


    Ugh. Another ‘doesn’t want relationship’ boyfriend.
    There’s no doubt about it—breakups suck. But in the first few hours or days or weeks that follow, there’s one important truth you need to recognize: Some things can’t and shouldn’t be fixed, especially that loser who dumped you or forced you to dump him. It’s called a breakup because it’s broken, and starting right here, right now, it’s time to dry your tears, put down that pint of ice cream, log out of his e-mail, and open this book to Chapter One–and start turning your breakup into a breako…

  • Good: The New Mood Therapy

    Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy


    Please help with low self esteem and no self confidence
    The good news is that anxiety, guilt, pessimism, procrastination, low self-esteem, and other ‘black holes’ of depression can be cured without drugs. In Feeling Good, eminent psychiatrist David D. Burns, M.D. outlines the remarkable, scientifically proven techniques that will immediately lift your spirits and help you develop a positive outlook on life.Now, in this updated edition, Dr Burns adds an all-new Consumer’s Guide To Antidepressant Drugs, as well as a new introduction to help answer y…

  • Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity

    Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity


    A provocative manifesto, Whipping Girl tells the powerful story of Julia Serano, a transsexual woman whose supremely intelligent writing reflects her diverse background as a lesbian transgender activist and professional biologist. Serano shares her experiences and observations—both pre- and post-transition—to reveal the ways in which fear, suspicion, and dismissiveness toward femininity shape our societal attitudes toward trans women, as well as gender and sexuality as a whole.Serano’s well-h…

  • Did I Come From?

    Where Did I Come From?


    A pro-tip for parents
    Describes the reproductive process from intercourse to birth.

  • of Gender: How Our Minds

    Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference


    ELI5: Why is female handwriting generally distinguishable from male handwriting?
    “[Fine’s] sharp tongue is tempered with humor. . . . Read this book and see how complex and fascinating the whole issue is.”―The New York Times It’s the twenty-first century, and although we tried to rear unisex children―boys who play with dolls and girls who like trucks―we failed. Even though the glass ceiling is cracked, most women stay comfortably beneath it. And everywhere we hear about vitally important “hardwired” differences between male and female brains. The neuroscience that we read…

  • More Mr Nice Guy

    No More Mr Nice Guy


    Just figured out my guy friend is really not my friend.
    Originally published as an e-book that became a controversial media phenomenon, No More Mr. Nice Guy! landed its author, a certified marriage and family therapist, on The O’Reilly Factor and the Rush Limbaugh radio show. Dr. Robert Glover has dubbed the “Nice Guy Syndrome” trying too hard to please others while neglecting one’s own needs, thus causing unhappiness and resentfulness. It’s no wonder that unfulfilled Nice Guys lash out in frustration at their loved ones, claims Dr. Glover. He exp…

  • the Roses

    Screw the Roses, Send Me the Thorns: The Romance and Sexual Sorcery of Sadomasochism


    My brother’s friend’s fiancee sent this letter out to all his wedding guests to make them feel better about their upcoming Christian marriage. I don’t think it worked.
    The classic guide to sadomasochism by two experienced players. This unabashed, entertaining book strips away myth, shame and fear, revealing the truth about an intense form of eroticism too long misunderstood and condemned. It is fully indexed and includes over 225 photos and illustrations, a 250-plus word glossary, appendices with over 650 contacts for SM related clubs, stores, craftspeople and literature.

  • Purity Myth: How America's Obsession with Virginity Is Hurting Young Women

    The Purity Myth: How America’s Obsession with Virginity Is Hurting Young Women


    Is it normal to feel sad after losing your virginity?
    The United States is obsessed with virginity — from the media to schools to government agencies. In The Purity Myth, Jessica Valenti argues that the country’s intense focus on chastity is damaging to young women. Through in-depth cultural and social analysis, Valenti reveals that powerful messaging on both extremes — ranging from abstinence-only curriculum to “Girls Gone Wild” infomercials — place a young woman’s worth entirely on her sexuality. Morals are therefore linked purely to sexual be…

  • May's Guide to Childbirth

    Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth


    Any adult females still think that not only is giving birth scary, but absolutely disgusting and embarrassing?
    What you need to know to have the best birth experience for you. Drawing upon her thirty-plus years of experience, Ina May Gaskin, the nation’s leading midwife, shares the benefits and joys of natural childbirth by showing women how to trust in the ancient wisdom of their bodies for a healthy and fulfilling birthing experience. Based on the female-centered Midwifery Model of Care, Ina May’s Guide to Natural Childbirth gives expectant mothers comprehensive information on everything from the al…

  • Man: One Woman's Year Disguised as a Man

    Self-Made Man: One Woman’s Year Disguised as a Man


    Feminist lives as a Man for 18 months to try to prove “Male Privilege”. Learns Women are more Privileged than Men.
    A journalist’s provocative and spellbinding account of her eighteen months spent disguised as a man.Norah Vincent became an instant media sensation with the publication of Self-Made Man, her take on just how hard it is to be a man, even in a man’s world. Following in the tradition of John Howard Griffin (Black Like Me), Vincent spent a year and a half disguised as her male alter ego, Ned, exploring what men are like when women aren’t around. As Ned, she joined a bowling team, took a high-octa…

  • Handmaid's Tale

    The Handmaid’s Tale


    What books do you think are important for women to read?
    The seminal work of speculative fiction from the Booker Prize-winning, soon to be a Hulu series starring Elizabeth Moss, Samira Wiley, and Joseph Fiennes. Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read. She must lie on her back once a month and pray that the Commander makes her pregnant, because in an age of declinin…

  • Parents: Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life

    Toxic Parents: Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life


    My [20’s M] girlfriend’s [20’s F] stepdad confessed his feelings to her. Don’t know what to say/do.
    When you were a child…Did your parents tell you were bad or worthless?Did your parents use physical pain to discipline you?Did you have to take care of your parents because of their problems?Were you frightened of your parents?Did your parents do anything to you that had to be kept secret?Now that you are an adult…Do your parents still treat you as if you were a child?Do you have intense emotional or physical reactions after spending time with your parents?Do your parents control you with…

  • Anxiety and Phobia Workbook

    The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook


    My bf (24) told me to “get over” my (f22) childhood abuse last night. I don’t know how to deal with this…
    The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook has already helped over one million readers make a full and lasting recovery from generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety, specific phobias, panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and other anxiety-related issues. Packed with the most effective skills for assessing and treating anxiety, this workbook can be used alone or as a supplement to therapy to help you develop a full arsenal of skills for quieting worried thoughts and putting yourself back in…