If I m So Wonderful why Am I Still Single

Author: Susan Page

Publisher: Harmony

ISBN: 9780609809099

Category: Family & Relationships

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Offers positive advice for singles searching for long-term relationships by identifying the ten most common mistakes made by individuals in search of commitment and explaining how to avoid them. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
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The Art of Single Living

Her advice is reliably solid and always imaginatively presented . A joy to read . " -
Susan Page , author , If I ' m So Wonderful , Why Am I Still Single ? " Ruthe Stein
is articulate , funny and quite obviously wise in the ways of the world faced by ...

Author: Ruthe Stein

Publisher: SP Books

ISBN: 1561710016

Category: Dating (Social customs)

Page: 254

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Provides practical advice for the single person on such topics as traveling, eating out, and attending entertainment events alone, meeting members of the opposite sex, and coping with the holidays
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The Art of Not Falling Apart

I even once bought a book called If I'm So Wonderful, Why Am I Still Single?, as if
the answer might be encrypted in some Da Vinci code on the last page. I think I
used to think that being single was a kind of affliction, a shameful state that had ...

Author: Christina Patterson

Publisher: Atlantic Books

ISBN: 9781786492753

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 352

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New Statesman's Best Books of the Year, 2018 Mail on Sunday, Books of the Year, 2018 We plan, as the old proverb says, and God laughs. But most of us don't find it all that funny when things go wrong. Most of us want love, a nice home, good work, and happy children. Many of us grew up with parents who made these things look relatively easy and assumed we would get them, too. So what do you do if you don't? What do you do when you feel you've messed it all up and your friends seem to be doing just fine? For Christina Patterson, it was her job as a journalist that kept her going through the ups and downs of life. And then she lost that, too. Dreaming of revenge and irritated by self-help books, she decided to do the kind of interviews she had never done before. The resulting conversations are surprising, touching and often funny. There's Ken, the first person to be publicly fired from a FTSE-100 board. There's Winston, who fell through a ceiling onto a purple coffin. There's Louise, whose baby was seriously ill, but who still worried about being fat. And through it all, there's Christina, eating far too many crisps as she tries to pick up the pieces of her life. The Art of Not Falling Apart is a joyous, moving and sometimes shockingly honest celebration of life as an adventure, one where you ditch your expectations, raise a glass and prepare for a rocky ride.
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Finding the Right Man for You

some good advice from Susan Page's book, If I'm So Wonderful, Why Am I Still
Single? She says, “Powerful but overlooked attitudes to set the stage for love and
romance include abandoning the myth that there are no good ways to meet ...

Author: Lawrence Danks

Publisher: Helpful Media

ISBN: 9780578048093


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It can be challenging to date and to find a partner at any age. This book will motivate and guide you: Deal with divorce in a protected and productive way Get pass hurt, anger and longing Start a new life after a partner dies Know when to end a relationship How to meet men Protect yourself against men who lie How to know you have found the right man The importance of sex, intimacy, romance, feeling loved Overcome fear of intimacy Evaluate your appearance Be more effective with online dating Make a relationship work, even if you are independent Dating with children and work pressures Benefit by learning about a man as soon as you can Protect your personal and financial safety How to make a relationship decision Find happiness - whether you find a man or not
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Shrinking Violets and Caspar Milquetoasts

If I'm So Wonderful, Why Am I Still Single? New York: Bantam Books. Palmer,
Helen. 1988. The Enneagram: Understanding Yourself and Others in Your Life.
San Francisco: Harper and Row. Phillips, Dr. Debora (with Fred A. Bernstein).

Author: Patricia McDaniel

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 9780814761212

Category: Social Science

Page: 215

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Since World War II Americans’ attitudes towards shyness have changed. The women’s movement and the sexual revolution raised questions about communication, self-expression, intimacy, and personality, leading to new concerns about shyness. At the same time, the growth of psychotherapy and the mental health industry brought shyness to the attention of professionals who began to regard it as an illness in need of a cure. But what is shyness? How is it related to gender, race, and class identities? And what does its stigmatization say about our culture? In Shrinking Violets and Caspar Milquetoasts, Patricia McDaniel tells the story of shyness. Using popular self-help books and magazine articles she shows how prevailing attitudes toward shyness frequently work to disempower women. She draws on evidence as diverse as 1950s views of shyness as a womanly virtue to contemporary views of shyness as a barrier to intimacy to highlight how cultural standards governing shyness reproduce and maintain power differences between and among women and men.
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How One of You Can Bring the Two of You Together

Susan Page's groundbreaking approach to relationships gives readers the tools and encouragement they need to bring positive changes to their relationship, even when their partners are unwilling to do the work.

Author: Susan Page

Publisher: Harmony

ISBN: 9780307809247

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 320

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Susan Page's groundbreaking approach to relationships gives readers the tools and encouragement they need to bring positive changes to their relationship, even when their partners are unwilling to do the work. Based on the premise that what you do in a relationship makes changes faster than anything you discuss, Page introduces the concept of "Loving Leadership" and offers fourteen empowering and doable strategies for recapturing the positive feelings, including how to: Overcome resentment and move beyond blameSolve major problems--one at a timeRecapture lost intimacy Step-by-step, Page demonstrates that with tangible goals, and new ways of thinking, one partner can bring new levels of harmony and love to a relationship.
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Why Talking Is Not Enough

In this book you will learn how to transform your relationship into a Spiritual Partnership by adopting these Eight Loving Actions: Adopt a Spirit of Good Will Give Up Problem Solving Act as If Practice Restraint Balance Giving and Taking ...

Author: Susan Page

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118041017

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 304

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Why Talking Is Not Enough, written by Susan Page, author of the acclaimed bestseller If I’m So Wonderful, Why Am I Still Single? presents a novel relationship strategy based on subtle, powerful changes in your own actions. This method shows you the magic of “Keep your mouth out of it!” Page’s pioneering eight-step program invites you to give up problem solving and move directly to a warmer, more loving and fun relationship, based on universal spiritual principles. In this book you will learn how to transform your relationship into a Spiritual Partnership by adopting these Eight Loving Actions: Adopt a Spirit of Good Will Give Up Problem Solving Act as If Practice Restraint Balance Giving and Taking Act on Your Own Practice Acceptance Practice Compassion
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The Joy of Funerals

When all your girlfriends are getting a divorce, they will be the ones callingyou at
midnight, cryingto your husbandas they apologizefor phoningsolate. Yourgroggy
spouse ... If he's so great, why then, at thirty six, is he still single? Ask the same ...

Author: Alix Strauss

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9781466866768

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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A young widow who lusts, a daughter who aches, a shopaholic who hungers...The Joy of Funerals is a riveting collection that explores the lives of nine young women, each willing to take drastic measures to fill the voids created by longing and loneliness. The first eight face death differently, while the ninth woman Nina ties them all together by attending funerals in her search to connect with others. Written with raw wit, mordant humor and a uniquely penetrating voice, Strauss turns the spotlight on loss and grief. In the vein of Six Feet Under, this is a provocative look into the inner world of those left behind, and those still holding on. "The desire for human connection runs throughout Alix Strauss's dark and spirited novel, The Joy of Funerals." - Vanity Fair
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Still Single

This is not to say that wealthy women don't fall in love andhave wonderful
available” relationships with cashpoor men. ... So I'm asking you to ask yourself: “
Am Ibeing realistic? ... Go over your list every so often to see if it stillsuits you.

Author: Casey Maxwell Clair

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9781466861459

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 208

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After ending a painful five-year affair, author Casey Clair came to the surprising realization that being married isn't the only way potential partners make themselves unavailable. In fact, men and women can be emotionally, legally, and sexually unavailable for happy, healthy relationships in dozens of ways. Casey Clair's new book, Still Single: Are You Making Yourself Unavailable When You Don't Want to Be?, is filled with startling revelations and indispensable advice on how to conquer this all-too-common dilemma. Through real-life examples and interviews you'll learn how to *Identify behavioral patterns that can be obstacles to a committed relationship *Ask the questions that will reveal the true nature of someone's intentions *Eliminate the "unavailable" ones in all their many disguises *Identify the ways men and women sabotage their own relationships and discover a whole new approach to dating *Find new ways of understanding yourself that will help you to find the kind of relationship you're looking for Casey Clair found her true love by following the principles presented in this book. It changed her life, and it can change yours too.
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Transforming the Struggles of Tamars

Single people can add another adult to their health care plan; you can't. [. . .] •
When you browse the bookstores, you see shelves bursting with titles such as “If I
'm So Wonderful, Why Am I Still Married,” and “How to Ditch Your Husband After ...

Author: Lina Andronovienė

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 9781630872939

Category: Religion

Page: 300

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This book explores the unprecedented challenge of involuntary singleness for women, and the implications of disregarding this challenge for the Christian (and particularly, baptistic) communities of faith. It argues that these communities not only fail involuntarily single women, but also in so doing, suffer a serious detriment to their own communal health and Christian witness. Taking the challenge of involuntary singleness as a test case, this book explores the method of convictional theology and argues for a holistic framework that can draw together the personal, communal, and visionary spheres of human existence. Although primarily a work of theological ethics, it also draws from a number of different disciplines, including cultural studies and sociology as well as intersections of science and theology.
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Loving Him without Losing You

Now, in this landmark book, Beverly Engel examines the intricate reasons why so many women submerge themselves in their relationships with men–and offers a straightforward, empowering program that you can use to free yourself from the ...

Author: Beverly Engel

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471437883

Category: Psychology

Page: 304

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Are you a Disappearing Woman? "Beverly Engel has identified a widespread problem and providedwomen with wise guidelines for bursting through it. She writes withcompassion and insight. If you think you are a Disappearing Woman,you will drink in this book as if it were a health-giving elixir.It is!"-Susan Page, author of How One of You Can Bring the Two ofYou Together and If I'm So Wonderful, Why Am I Still Single? "This remarkably helpful book offers new insights into why so manywomen surrender their individuality in relationships. Don't waituntil your hair is on fire to read it."-Maxine Schnall, founder andExecutive Director of Wives Self Help "A book of depth and power. I highly recommend it not only to womenwho lose themselves in their relationships with men but to theparents of adolescent girls who need to be taught how to viewthemselves as valuable beings separate from their relationshipswith men and boys."-Michael Gurian, author of The Good Son and AFine Young Man Do you frequently find yourself putting your lover's needs ahead ofyour own? Do you tend to lose yourself in your romanticrelationships? Have you ever neglected your career, your friends,or even your health while in the midst of a love affair? Now, in this landmark book, Beverly Engel examines the intricatereasons why so many women submerge themselves in theirrelationships with men-and offers a straightforward, empoweringprogram that you can use to free yourself from the powerful grip ofthis all-too-common problem and rediscover yourself as a Woman ofSubstance.
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In Their Parents Voices

Some of them had a strong accent if they were from Georgia or Alabama, so they
were hard to understand. But so ... And he's still single, so we send him a
package off and on, and we have such a close relationship with him and the
same with Rene. ... What have you learned from having such a wonderful group
of kids and some bringing their genetic Dutch heritage with them and some also
bringing their ...

Author: Rita J. Simon

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 9780231512350

Category: Social Science

Page: 240

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Rita J. Simon and Rhonda M. Roorda's In Their Own Voices: Transracial Adoptees Tell Their Stories shared the experiences of twenty-four black and biracial children who had been adopted into white families in the late 1960s and 70s. The book has since become a standard resource for families and practitioners, and now, in this sequel, we hear from the parents of these remarkable families and learn what it was like for them to raise children across racial and cultural lines. These candid interviews shed light on the issues these parents encountered, what part race played during thirty plus years of parenting, what they learned about themselves, and whether they would recommend transracial adoption to others. Combining trenchant historical and political data with absorbing firsthand accounts, Simon and Roorda once more bring an academic and human dimension to the literature on transracial adoption.
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It s My Business Why I Am Still Single

They have stopped looking for the wonderful qualities in a woman who has their
best interest at heart. Somehow, too many men have become more concerned
with getting a woman who they can parade around as a showpiece than they ...
How could the divorce rate not increase when the basis of most marriages
nowadays have little or nothing to do with love, compatibility, companionship, or

Author: Mia Montgomery

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781469118239

Category: Self-Help

Page: 194

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If youre still single and you have looked for love in many faces or have wondered what you have done wrong and find it difficult to maintain hope while your situation is shrieking with despair, then author Mia Montgomery has the perfect book for you. Its My Business Why I Am Still Single discusses various reasons why many women remain single and unfulfilled. Through this insightful book, she shares her own experiences with the hope that other women will learn from them. Follow her journey from living loneliness to loving singleness as she laces it with poetry reflecting her candid, honest emotions. What Readers Think About This Book "I was so compelled by your honesty and realness. The poetry was beautiful. Wow, what a gift!!! I also think that the questions were a very wise choice. Thank you for being brave enough to share your life through this book. Know that you have impacted me in a great way. You have confirmed and reiterated my position about relationships. This book was right on time. I will be re-reading it. I now understand the importance of knowing, loving, and understanding me!!!!" --D.Johnson, Florida "This book wasnt about feeling pity over singleness. It is a book that makes a woman look inside and assess who she really is." --M. Edwards, Florida "I am a married woman and still this book made me re-look the way that I sometimes treat my husband and the things that I have expected from him. The poetry alone brings insight and triumph to your spirit!" --J. Murrell, Florida "Though I have read many books, I really enjoyed reading this book by Mia Montgomery. I felt that the author really paid attention to some of the main reasons and the points as to why many women who are single. She dealt with issues that need to be corrected and addressed (reversing what mama told you) and how to function within a relationship without losing yourself. The author used evidence of her life and the lives of her friends in order to make her points clear. Her evidence was convincing because I felt as if I were walking in her shoes, but mostly I felt as if, the pages were answering questions to topics I wanted answers to but didn't know how or who to ask." "There are many books in bookstores that talk about being single, but I've yet to read a book where the author totally puts themself, their experiences, and their reputation on the pages, in hopes that you will learn from their mistakes and not repeat them. The information is unique and it offers fresh insight to single women that will help to empower us and build us up. I think the author was very successful in carrying out the purpose of the book. This is a book that will uplift and build women, during their season of being single." --L. Heriscar, Orlando, FL
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The Case Against Divorce

16 longer swimming in that mirror - laden barracuda tank known as the singles '
scene . Susan Page summarizes the problem in the title of her 1988 book , If I'm
So Wonderful , Why Am I Still Single ? ! ? She asserts that the inability to find a ...

Author: Diane Medved


ISBN: PSU:000044901394

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 272

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Divorce may not be the answer to marital problems. Clinical psychologist Diane Medved offers step-by-step methods for recognizing marital troubles and how to work them out together, the truths behind the myths of divorce, and the most common reasons for divorce and what they truly mean. Fine.
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The Commonwealth

, if I'm So Wonderful Wby am I Still Single ? Susan's first talk to The
Commonwealth Club sold out . This session will have new material and a
networking wine ...



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Bridges of no Return

“Hey, you looked good together and you were so great on the dance floor. ... The
relationship started towane and their time together seemed stiffand awkward as if
they didn't know what todo with ... still single,which I doubt, we can try again.

Author: Nidel Koplin

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 9781466971608

Category: Fiction

Page: 270

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A Caribbean Island—a haven occupied and changed by a promising newcomer. Barcelona, Spain—a stopover that offers education and preparation toward a goal. United States—ultimate attainment and dream. From the oppression encountered in their native land, three women and two children flee to Spain in an effort to learn the language and pursue a life in the United States. Ana: mysteriously disappears during a visit to her boyfriend in Paris. Melina: meets a Spanish writer and makes a life for herself in Spain. Karina: meets an American who makes her entrance into the United States possible while forcing her to face the psychological attachment to her sister Daniela. The three venture into a foreign culture and language where each meet with unexpected events that separate them as well as open new avenues that bring them back together as they solve the puzzle of Ana’s disappearance.
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Singled Out

How Singles Are Stereotyped, Stigmatized, and Ignored, and Still Live Happily
Ever After Bella DePaulo, Ph.D. ... When you browse the bookstores, you see
shelves bursting with titles such as If I'm So Wonderful, Why Am I Still Married and

Author: Bella DePaulo, Ph.D.

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9781466800526

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 336

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People who are single are changing the face of America. Did you know that: * More than 40 percent of the nation's adults---over 87 million people---are divorced, widowed, or have always been single. * There are more households comprised of single people living alone than of married parents and their children. * Americans now spend more of their adult years single than married. Many of today's single people have engaging jobs, homes that they own, and a network of friends. This is not the 1950s---singles can have sex without marrying, and they can raise smart, successful, and happy children. It should be a great time to be single. Yet too often single people are still asked to defend their single status by an onslaught of judgmental peers and fretful relatives. Prominent people in politics, the popular press, and the intelligentsia have all taken turns peddling myths about marriage and singlehood. Marry, they promise, and you will live a long, happy, and healthy life, and you will never be lonely again. Drawing from decades of scientific research and stacks of stories from the front lines of singlehood, Bella DePaulo debunks the myths of singledom---and shows that just about everything you've heard about the benefits of getting married and the perils of staying single are grossly exaggerated or just plain wrong. Although singles are singled out for unfair treatment by the workplace, the marketplace, and the federal tax structure, they are not simply victims of this singlism. Single people really are living happily ever after. Filled with bracing bursts of truth and dazzling dashes of humor, Singled Out is a spirited and provocative read for the single, the married, and everyone in between. You will never think about singlehood or marriage the same way again. Singled Out debunks the Ten Myths of Singlehood, including: Myth #1: The Wonder of Couples: Marrieds know best. Myth #3: The Dark Aura of Singlehood: You are miserable and lonely and your life is tragic. Myth #5: Attention, Single Women: Your work won't love you back and your eggs will dry up. Also, you don't get any and you're promiscuous. Myth #6: Attention, Single Men: You are horny, slovenly, and irresponsible, and you are the scary criminals. Or you are sexy, fastidious, frivolous, and gay. Myth #7: Attention, Single Parents: Your kids are doomed. Myth #9: Poor Soul: You will grow old alone and you will die in a room by yourself where no one will find you for weeks. Myth #10: Family Values: Let's give all of the perks, benefits, gifts, and cash to couples and call it family values. "With elegant analysis, wonderfully detailed examples, and clear and witty prose, DePaulo lays out the many, often subtle denigrations and discriminations faced by single adults in the U.S. She addresses, too, the resilience of single women and men in the face of such singlism. A must-read for all single adults, their friends and families, as well as social scientists and policy advocates." ---E. Kay Trimberger, author of The New Single Woman
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