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Mars And Venus In The Bedroom

Mars And Venus In The Bedroom

A Guide to Lasting Romance and Passion

  • Author: John Gray
  • Publisher: Random House
  • ISBN: 1448116260
  • Category: Family & Relationships
  • Page: 224
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Mars and Venus in the Bedroom offers practical, heartfelt and wise advice to help you to transform your love life and enjoy a sexually and emotionally fulfilling relationship. This edition of John Gray's bestselling book explains how to keep passion alive in a long-term relationship and reveals what men and women really want from each other. He understands that there may be differences between you, but explains why instead of causing friction, these differences can make life much more fun and fulfilling.

Beyond Mars and Venus

Beyond Mars and Venus

Relationship Skills for Today s Complex World

  • Author: John Gray
  • Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
  • ISBN: 1942952309
  • Category: Family & Relationships
  • Page: 384
  • View: 7868
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The author of the most well-known and trusted relationship book of all time returns with an updated guide for today’s generation. Two decades ago, Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus revolutionized the way we thought about love and partnership. John Gray’s work has helped countless readers improve and even save their relationships. But as society evolves, relationships do, too. It’s time to move beyond Mars and Venus, toward a new relationship model for modern couples. Today, men and women are no longer trapped by rigid societal roles. Now more than ever, we have the freedom to be our authentic selves. Women can access their masculine side, and men can embrace their feminine side. This new freedom is a good thing, but it also brings new challenges. Men and women still need the right tools and skills to help build stronger relation- ships. While previous generations sought “role mate” relationships, based on the more rigid gender roles of the time, today’s couples need a new kind of relationship: a “soul mate” relationship. These more emotionally satisfying relationships require a deeper understanding of our partners’ individual needs. In Beyond Mars and Venus, Gray teaches you how to strengthen your bond and grow in love together, so you and your loved one can meet each other’s needs in the best way possible, bringing you lasting happiness and a fulfilling partnership.

Mars and Venus in Love

Mars and Venus in Love

Inspiring and Heartfelt Stories of Relat

  • Author: John Gray
  • Publisher: Harper Collins
  • ISBN: 0061874736
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 208
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Straight from the heart -- real-life couples share inspiring, edifying stories of Mars and Venus in love. Millions of readers have learned about relationships from John Gray's previous bestsellers, such as Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, Mars and Venus on a Date; and Mars and Venus in the Bedroom. Inspired by this enthusiasm, Gray asked a number of readers to share their own stories of how they've put his principles to work in their relationships. The result is this amazing collection of first-person accounts-along with Gray's own enlightening commentary-that will have you laughing, crying, and nodding in recognition. Gray's contributors answer such questions as: What problems have you had in your relationship, and how have you overcome them? What special things do you and your partner do for each other? How do you best communicate with each other? How do you practice what you've learned? How does your love feel different now from how it felt before? Their answers illustrate more eloquently than any textbook how to use Gray's advice and counsel to create your own fulfilling, healthy, and loving relationships.

Kidding Around

Kidding Around

The Child in Film and Media

  • Author: Alexander N. Howe,Wynn Yarbrough
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • ISBN: 1623561205
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 248
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Kidding Around: The Child in Film and Media is a collection of essays generated by a conference of the same title held at the University of the District of Columbia. The works gathered examine a variety of children's media, including texts produced for children (e.g., children's books, cartoons, animated films) as well as texts about children(e.g., feature-length films, literature, playground architecture, parenting guides). The primary goal of Kidding Around is to analyze and contextualize contested representations of childhood and children in various twentieth- and twenty-first-century media while accounting for the politics of these narratives. Each of the essays gathered offers a critical history of the very notion of childhood, at the same time as it analyzes exemplary children's texts from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. These chapters depart from various methodological approaches (including psychoanalytic, sociological, ecological, and historical perspectives), offering the reader numerous productive approaches for analyzing the moments of cultural conflict and impasse found within the primary works studied. Despite the fact that today children are one of the most coveted demographics in marketing and viewership, academic work on children's media, and children in media, is just beginning. Kidding Around assembles experts from this inchoate field, opening discussion to traditional and non-traditional children's texts.

The Gender Line

The Gender Line

Men, Women, and the Law

  • Author: Nancy Levit
  • Publisher: NYU Press
  • ISBN: 0814752950
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 312
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Despite tremendous advances in civil rights, we live in a world where the sexes remain sharply segregated from birth to death: in names, clothing, social groupings, and possessions; in occupations, civic association, and domestic roles. Gender separatism, so pervasive as to be almost invisible, permeates the fabric of our daily social routines. Preferring a notion of gender that is fluid and contextual, and denying that separatism is inevitable, Nancy Levit dismantles the myths of gender essentialism Drawing on a wealth of interdisciplinary data regarding the biological and cultural origins of sex differences, Levit provides a fresh perspective on gendered behaviors and argues the need for careful cultivation of new relations between the sexes. With its focus particularly on men, The Gender Line offers an insightful overview of the construction of gender and the damaging effects of its stereotypes. Levit analyzes the ways in which law legitimizes the social segregation of the sexes through legal decisions regarding custody, employment, education, sexual harassment, and criminal law. In so doing, she illustrates the ways in which men's and women's oppressions are intertwined and how law molds the very definition of masculinity. Applying feminist methodology to the doctrine of feminism itself, Levit artfully demonstrates that gender separatism infects even our contemporary views of feminism. Levit asks questions that have been too long been unspoken--those that lie at the core of the feminist project, yet threaten its very foundations. Revealing masculinity as both a privileged and a victimized condition, she calls for a step forward, past the bounds of contemporary feminism and its conflicts, toward a more egalitarian and inclusive feminism. This brand of feminism would reshape traditional masculinity, invite men into feminist dialogue, and claim men as political allies.

Bad Therapy

Bad Therapy

Master Therapists Share Their Worst Failures

  • Author: Jeffrey A. Kottler,Jon Carlson
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1135954046
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 240
  • View: 781
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Bad Therapy offers a rare glimpse into the hearts and mind's of the profession's most famous authors, thinkers, and leaders when things aren't going so well. Jeffrey Kottler and Jon Carlson, who include their own therapy mishaps, interview twenty of the world's most famous practitioners who discuss their mistakes, misjudgements, and miscalculations on working with clients. Told through narratives, the failures are related with candor to expose the human side of leading therapists. Each therapist shares with regrets, what they learned from the experience, what others can learn from their mistakes, and the benefits of speaking openly about bad therapy.

The Science/fiction of Sex

The Science/fiction of Sex

Feminist Deconstruction and the Vocabularies of Heterosex

  • Author: Annie Potts
  • Publisher: Psychology Press
  • ISBN: 9780415257312
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 292
  • View: 3067
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"Contemporary feminist and poststructuralist theories of sex and gender are explored alongside an investigation of how people make sense of such concepts as heterosexuality, orgasm, sexual dysfunction, femininity and masculinity and safer sex practice. Annie Potts asks men and women about their actual experiences of heterosex. This interview material, combined with excerpts from sexological and medical texts and features from film and television, draws attention to the ways in which Western cultural constructs influence our ideas and experiences of the body, sex and gender. Potts also uses deconstructive theory as a textual tool, concentrating on how binary oppositions such as inside/outside and mind/body impact on our understandings of heterosex and affect the power relations between women and men. She also examines how the radical postmodern theories of the body and sexuality proposed by Irigaray, Lyotard, and Deleuze and Guattari disrupt such dualistic modes of understanding and experiencing sexualized bodies." -- BOOK PUBLISHER WEBSITE.

Joachim Wtewael

Joachim Wtewael

Mars and Venus Surprised by Vulcan

  • Author: Anne W. Lowenthal
  • Publisher: Getty Publications
  • ISBN: 0892363045
  • Category: Art
  • Page: 84
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The Dutch history painter Joachim Wtewael is widely admired for his astonishing small paintings on copper. The Getty Museum's Mars and Venus Surprised by Vulcan is one of his finest works in this unusually demanding medium. Though only eight inches high, this Mannerist painting contains eleven figures in three different spaces, captured in a dramatically charged moment from the famous story told by Ovid in his Metamorphoses. The author's detailed analysis of Wtewael's painting also serves as a fine introduction to Dutch art of the Golden Age. Illustrated with seventy reproductions of paintings, drawings, etchings, and decorative objects, Anne W. Lowenthal's study ranges over the broad historical and cultural context in which Mars and Venus was created.

Eating in the Light of the Moon

Eating in the Light of the Moon

How Women Can Transform Their Relationship with Food Through Myths, Metaphors, and Storytelling

  • Author: Anita Johnston
  • Publisher: Gurze Books
  • ISBN: 9780936077604
  • Category: Self-Help
  • Page: 224
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Teaches women to free themselves from eating disorders by finding the metaphors hidden in their own life stories

New Horizons in Multicultural Counseling

New Horizons in Multicultural Counseling

  • Author: Gerald Monk,John Winslade,Stacey Sinclair
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 1412916763
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 510
  • View: 7203
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Offering a fresh theoretical perspective and packed with powerful strategies, New Horizons in Multicultural Counseling clarifies the complexity of culture in our increasingly globalized society. Counselors will find practice-based strategies to help them progress in their clinical practice and gain cultural competence.