Gonzales, Kathryn and Karen Rayne. ISBN Hard questions about gender identity issues—including gender nonbinary, nonconforming, fluid, and questioning—are addressed with clarity and sensitivity in this compendium of topics such as developing bodies, reproduction and pregnancy, transitions social, medical, and legal , dating, intimate relationships, and gender identity at home, school, and work. Information is supplemented with notes from the authors and responses from six different trans and nonbinary young people who write about their own experiences. Black and white illustrations primarily show a diversity of people and drawings for authors and responders, and anatomically correct expand the reproduction explanations. Each chapter is concluded with additional resources. A must for all collections because of its educational value.
Equality for LGBTQ people has come a long way and all, but voices of persons of color within the community are still often silenced, and being Black in America is…well, have you watched the news? Leaving no bigoted or ignorant stone unturned, he describes his journey in learning to embrace his identity when the world told him to do the opposite.
He eloquently writes about coming out to his mother; growing up in Houston, Texas; being approached for the priesthood; his obstacles in embracing intimacy that occasionally led to unfortunate fights with fire ants and maybe fleas; and the persistent challenges of young people who feel marginalized and denied the chance to pursue their dreams. The essays collected here reveal Arceneaux at his finest, as he grapples with the very things that shape our lives — faith, family, and finding a way into the world he wants to be a part of.
As he turns his brilliant, cynical, and critical eye on his own selfhood with sustained attention, Michael Arceneaux uncovers each layer of humanity and hilarity with the same unflinching authenticity he has brought to politics and popular culture for a decade. More than any book I’ve read recently, I heard this book as much as I read it, and most amazingly, at the same time, the book and its incredible author heard and saw the black communities that made many of us.
My gift to you: The first two chapters of my Bestseller Deeper Dating. The Deeper Dating Podcast is a wisdom-packed, research-filled toolkit for finding the beautiful love you desire! Now your deepest goal is to find your own lasting love. With my ongoing deep personal coaching and mentorship, you will commit to giving your all to achieve your precious goal—and help others to do the same. And what can we do to invite love back? Why does even solid love often feel less than solid?
What should I do? This episode teaches two essential questions to ask yourself about any relationship.
New York-based couples therapist Sherry Amatenstein often gives husbands and wives who are looking to communicate more effectively a little bit of “homework. They can help open you to a different point of view,” she says. With the help of Amatenstein and other experts, we rounded up the the best marriage books for couples—whether you’re newly engaged, flirting with tying the knot, or have been together for decades and are in search of some counseling.
Pick one to read on your next date night, because even the best marriages can use a tune up.
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Think again. Best of all, he offers the most practical and uncensored advice you will ever hear on this topic. From the myth about finding Mr. Drawing on his many years as a pastor of a burgeoning church, Andy Stanley has seen more than his fair share of relationship struggles. In this book, Andy Stanley takes an very direct approach by presenting the facts, anecdotes, and pastoral advice aimed at breaking the cycle of broken relationships.
This book is for is for them. Whether you are starting fresh or starting over this book is for you too. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. Real important.
I understand his reasoning for doing this, and do not necessarily agree. Stanley provides fascinating philosophical reasoning to support his conclusions in addition to biblical truth. His work shines when he takes his audiences assumptions and gives confronting viewpoints but cloaked in love.
Relationships: The Key to Love, Sex, and Everything Else is an immediately relevant and refreshingly Bold and thorough, this book is the answer for those who are disillusioned with the User Review – Flag as inappropriate This book is a secret master piece – this is the best book I have read to date on relationships it.
Unfortunately, there also was not much editing involved. At first glance, this book looks like a serious source for online dating information, even if just for the sake of curiosity or entertainment. Interesting combination. The book states, They sexy blonde Russian girls are supposedly in another state, but the truth is they are in Russia.
So, the authors actually mean that there is a criminal enterprise of Russians who are pretending to be Americans, the wholesome but having a hard time, of course girls next door? What about the actual Russians, who are claiming to be Russian, looking for a husband? These women will soak their potential mate for hundreds and hundreds of dollars through Western Union for rent, clothing, their child, etc.
Why the authors would ignore that phenomenon is beyond me. The mistakes are glaring. I have three issues with this statement; first, is it even a sentence? Second, ide should be aid. Third I saved the best for last , what doctor or minister would advise someone to drink alcohol in order to be more vulnerable for a sexual partner?
In The New Rules For Love, Sex & Dating, Andy Stanley explores the challenges, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Everyone with a pulse and is looking for Love should take a look at this book and apply its principles.
Raise your hand if you’ve ever made a terriblehorribleno goodvery bad uhhhh – ill-advised dating decision. I see those hands. You are not alone. Now, if you had to explain WHY you made such bad decisions or good decisions if that’s you could you do so in a couple of hundred pages? Are you able to explain how to avoid keeping score in a relationship? And do you know what to say when it’s time to talk about sex? Can you handle these conversations articulately and with meaningful language?
If you’re single, are you happy with your dating life? Do you feel like your approach to finding love is working? If you’re married, do your single friends ask you for advice on how your marriage is going well?
Okay, maybe not. Last February I decided to try a series or book. So I downloaded the Kindle version and quickly read it. After seeing how incredibly practical the book is, I wanted to get it into the hands of every teenager in our ministry. I appreciate the solid content, and so did our small groups as they watched intently and leaned in to listen. We purchased the four-week small-group DVD set and gave each leader a copy of the book a month in advance.
She tells her clients to read a marriage book together. love language, and advice on spicing things up, there’s a book here for your specific relationship. Pick one to read on your next date night, because even the best marriages “The more you allow some emotional freedom, the hotter your sex life is,”.
As I stumble through the awkward limbo of single, yet soon-to-be-married, I’ve tried to read every resource tagged within the “marriage,” “love,” and “relationships” genre. It seemed like a good idea at the time. Red flags started to rise. Still I pressed onward with hopes of encountering helpful gems of wisdom and Christian counsel over the next pages. After all, the author is the Evangelical pastor of the largest church in America. The book’s strength lies in providing clarity on the idea that love is an action, not an emotion.
While presenting I Corinthians , Stanley moves slowly through each of the Apostle Paul’s love descriptors careful to paint a clear picture of what love looks like when it is “not easily angered” or “rejoices with truth.
March 15, by rtblaisdell. Greetings everyone! The book is broken down to an introduction, ten chapters 1. The Right Person Myth; 2.
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Dean Sherman. With clarity and a sharp wit, Dean Sherman illuminates the often confusing and mysterious world of love, sex, and relationships in this accessible, hard-hitting examination of romantic love and sexuality in the Christian’s life. Learn the secret of your “attraction gift” Discover that the real question is not “How far is too far? Build your life relationships upon God’s logical, loving, and freeing precepts. Begin the healing process if you struggle with sexual sin from your past.
Understand the loving and practical principles behind the relationship boundaries God has established. Relationships: The Key to Love, Sex, and Everything Else is an immediately relevant and refreshingly direct discussion of the most dynamic and foundational facet of our lives. Bold and thorough, this book is the answer for those who are disillusioned with the self-centered, anything-goes attitude modeled in much of today’s media or the legalistic advice that attempts to reduce relationships to a list of rules.
With balance and thoughtfulness, Dean Sherman offers a soundly biblical alternative that works.
Every product is independently selected by obsessive editors. Chocolates or flowers will likely yield better results. John Gottman, a psychological researcher and the co-author of Eight Dates ; Dr.
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At 30, the writer Emily Witt found herself single and heartbroken, but also suddenly intent on examining the mythology around how life for women is supposed to be. In considering questions like why she was not married or almost married and why many of her friends who wanted to be married were also not married , Ms.
Social mores had changed to accept a wider range of sexual practices. And it felt like the protagonist in some ways, the main person experiencing all of this, was women. Thus began her quest to understand the consequences of these changes. Witt, now
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By Andy Stanley. For anyone who is dating or thinking about marriage–practical, uncensored wisdom on avoiding mistakes in the present to help avoid issues in the future. Looking for the “right person”? Think again. Not for the faint of heart, this practical and uncensored guide takes a fresh approach to dating and love in the modern era by turning the search for “the one” or “Mr. Right” back onto the searcher themselves, challenging you to ask yourself tough questions, like:.
As you dig deep into your answers, you’ll be equipped and empowered to step up and set a new standard for this generation by exposing the things that create trouble in dating relationships and creating better habits now that pay off when you get married. In I was handed the reins of a struggling youth group attached to a flourishing downtown church in the city of Atlanta.
It was there, on the corner of 4th and Peachtree, that I gave my first talk on the subject matter contained in these pages.