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  • booksreddit.com:The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated

    The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronicall…

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    Screaming, swearing, crying, hitting, kicking, spitting, biting…these are some of the challenging behaviors we see in kids who are having difficulty meeting our expectations. These behaviors often leave parents feeling frustrated, angry, overwhelmed, and desperate for answers. In this fully revised and updated book, Dr. Ross Greene helps you understand why and when your child does these things and how to respond in ways that are nonpunitive, nonadversarial, humane, and effective.Dr. Greene …


  • booksreddit.com:The Ethical Slut: A Practical Guide to Polyamory

    The Ethical Slut: A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships & Other Adventures

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    The essential guide for singles and couples who want to explore polyamory in ways that are ethically and emotionally sustainable. For anyone who has ever dreamed of love, sex, and companionship beyond the limits of traditional monogamy, this groundbreaking guide navigates the infinite possibilities that open relationships can offer. Experienced ethical sluts Dossie Easton and Janet W. Hardy dispel myths and cover all the skills necessary to maintain a successful and responsible polyamorous li…


  • booksreddit.com:Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well

    Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well

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    The coauthors of the New York Times–bestselling Difficult Conversations take on the toughest topic of all: how we see ourselvesDouglas Stone and Sheila Heen have spent the past fifteen years working with corporations, nonprofits, governments, and families to determine what helps us learn and what gets in our way. In Thanks for the Feedback, they explain why receiving feedback is so crucial yet so challenging, offering a simple framework and powerful tools to help us take on life’s blizzard of…


  • booksreddit.com:Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself

    Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself

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    The healing touchstone of millions, this modern classic by one of America’s best-loved and most inspirational authors holds the key to understanding codependency and to unlocking its stultifying hold on your life.Is someone else’s problem your problem? If, like so many others, you’ve lost sight of your own life in the drama of tending to someone else’s, you may be codependent–and you may find yourself in this book–Codependent No More.The healing touchstone of millions, this modern classic b…


  • booksreddit.com:No More Mr Nice Guy

    No More Mr Nice Guy

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    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…


  • booksreddit.com:In the Company of Women: Indirect Aggression Among Women:  Why We Hurt Each Other and How to Stop

    In the Company of Women: Indirect Aggression Among Women: Why We Hurt Each Other and How to Stop

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    In the Company of Women explains how indirect, or “relational,” aggression can hurt women and hinder them from achieving success and harmony in their adult lives. Gender studies have shown that when a goal is in sight, men generally use direct action to attain it. Women, on the other hand, have been socialized to express aggressive actions through indirect means-using behavior such as shunning, stigmatizing, and With startling insights into the meaning of our everyday behavior, this book offe…


  • booksreddit.com:No More Mr Nice Guy

    No More Mr Nice Guy

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    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…


  • booksreddit.com:It'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

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    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…


  • booksreddit.com:The New Sex Bible: The Complete Guide to Sexual Love

    The New Sex Bible: The Complete Guide to Sexual Love

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    While the mechanics of sex remain largely the same our knowledge and attitude towards it shifts every few years based on popular culture. Kink and toys was considered fringe until recently! Also, turning 50 does not mean the end of sex– Baby Boomers are healthier and more sexually active than the preceding generation!  New research had yielded more information on sexual arousal and orgasms. The New Sex Bible is a comprehensive primer to every aspect of sex and how to get it and give it good….


  • booksreddit.com:The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Rela...

    The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country’s Foremost Rela…

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    John Gottman has revolutionized the study of marriage by using rigorous scientific procedures to observe the habits of married couples in unprecedented detail over many years. Here is the culmination of his life’s work: the seven principles that guide couples on the path toward a harmonious and long-lasting relationship. Packed with practical questionnaires and exercises, The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work is the definitive guide for anyone who wants their relationship to attain it…


  • booksreddit.com:No More Mr Nice Guy

    No More Mr Nice Guy

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    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…


  • booksreddit.com:Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

    Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

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    At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking, reading to partying; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over brainstorming in teams. Although they are often labeled “quiet,” it is to introverts that we owe many of the great contributions to society–from van Gogh’s sunflowers to the invention of the personal computer.Passionately argued, impressively researched, and filled with indelib…


  • booksreddit.com:Ina May's Guide to Childbirth

    Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth

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    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…


  • booksreddit.com:Toxic Parents: Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life

    Toxic Parents: Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life

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    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…


  • booksreddit.com:Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

    Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

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    Addiction to gaming vs. Introversion
    The book that started the Quiet RevolutionAt least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over working in teams. It is to introverts—Rosa Parks, Chopin, Dr. Seuss, Steve Wozniak—that we owe many of the great contributions to society. In Quiet, Susan Cain argues that we dramatically undervalue introverts and shows how much we lose in doing so. She char…


  • booksreddit.com:How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk

    How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk

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    The ultimate “parenting bible” (The Boston Globe) with a new foreword—and available as an ebook for the first time—a timeless, beloved book on how to effectively communicate with your child from the #1 New York Times bestselling authors.Internationally acclaimed experts on communication between parents and children, Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish “are doing for parenting today what Dr. Spock did for our generation” (Parent Magazine).  Now, this bestselling classic includes fresh insights and …


  • booksreddit.com:Arrest-Proof Yourself: An Ex-Cop Reveals How Easy It Is for Anyone to Get Arrested

    Arrest-Proof Yourself: An Ex-Cop Reveals How Easy It Is for Anyone to Get Arrested, How Even a Si…

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    This essential “how not to” guide explains how to act and what to say in the presence of police to minimize the chances of being arrested and to avoid add-on charges—which can often lead to permanent disqualification from jobs, financing, and education. Citizens can learn how to avoid arrest both on the street and when pulled over in a vehicle and are alerted to basic tricks cops use to get people to incriminate themselves. Sprinkled with absurdity and humor, this urgent, eye-opening book is …


  • booksreddit.com:Protecting the Gift: Keeping Children and Teenagers Safe (and Parents Sane)

    Protecting the Gift: Keeping Children and Teenagers Safe (and Parents Sane)

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    Walking home alone at night…
    Safety skills for children outside the home Warning signs of sexual abuse How to screen baby-sitters and choose schools Strategies for keeping teenagers safe from violenceAll parents face the same challenges when it comes to their children’s safety: whom to trust, whom to distrust, what to believe, what to doubt, what to fear, and what not to fear. In this empowering book, Gavin de Becker, the nation’s leading expert on predicting violent behavior and author of the monumental bestseller The G…


  • booksreddit.com:The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Rela...

    The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country’s Foremost Rela…

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    TIL that the happiest marriages are those where the wife is able to calm down quickly after arguments.
    John Gottman has revolutionized the study of marriage by using rigorous scientific procedures to observe the habits of married couples in unprecedented detail over many years. Here is the culmination of his life’s work: the seven principles that guide couples on the path toward a harmonious and long-lasting relationship. Packed with practical questionnaires and exercises, The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work is the definitive guide for anyone who wants their relationship to attain it…