Intimate Connections Book
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Intimate Connections


  • Author : David D. Burns
  • Publisher : William Morrow
  • Release Date : 1985
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 333
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015050214744

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Intimate Connections Book Description :

Focuses on problems of loneliness, shyness, and sexual insecurity, and outlines specific techniques, including self-assessment tests, for dealing with these problems and other inhibitions

Making Intimate Connections Book
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Making Intimate Connections


  • Author : Albert Ellis
  • Publisher : Impact Publishers
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 149
  • ISBN 10 : 1886230331

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Making Intimate Connections Book Description :

This is the first book to apply Dr. Ellis's famous "Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy" principles to intimate relationships. The seven guidelines for better couple communication offered in this user-friendly guide emphasize non-blaming acceptance, integrity, mutual support, appreciation, replacing irrational ideas and expectations with realistic attitudes. An effective resource for couples seeking greater closeness, intimate partners who are willing to make "unilateral" changes, marriage and family therapists -- a breakthrough relationship guide from the father of rational therapy.

Between Earth and Sky Book

Between Earth and Sky


  • Author : Nalini Nadkarni
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2009-10-28
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9780520261655

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Between Earth and Sky Book Description :

In Between Earth and Sky, a rich tapestry of personal stories, information, and illustrations, world-renowned canopy biologist Nalini M. Nadkarni becomes our captivating guide to the leafy wilderness above our heads. Through her luminous narrative, we embark on a multifaceted exploration of trees that reveals the profound connections we have with them, the dazzling array of things they can provide us, and the powerful lessons they teach us.

Objects of Our Desire Book

Objects of Our Desire


  • Author : Salman Akhtar
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Release Date : 2007-12-18
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 0307421368

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Objects of Our Desire Book Description :

What makes something sexy? Why are some things regarded as sacred and others profane? Why do mourners face such difficulty in parting with their beloved’s possessions? Why do we often feel distraught when we lose something, even when the object has little real value? We spend our lives in a meaningful dialogue with things around us. Sometimes the conversation is loud, as in a collector’s passion for coins or art. More often, the exchange is subtle and muted, even imperceptible. We are surrounded by things, and they affect our emotions and impact our thoughts. The arrival of a dozen flowers from a lover or a letter from a grandchild makes our day; an old photo album or an afghan knitted by a favorite aunt offers comfort when we are troubled. From exploring what makes something “beautiful” to why we place such value on antiques and artifacts from the past, Objects of Our Desire offers insights, both deep and delightful, into the ways we invest things with meaning and the powerful roles they play in our lives. Notice the inviting contours of that sofa, the glint of a knife’s edge, the sparkle of a diamond ring. Feel the softness of the pashmina around that woman’s milky shoulders. Look at the majesty of a large jet plane. Take in the somberness of a gravestone. Put on an old pair of shoes. Clutch a warm mug of freshly brewed coffee. Sit on a rocking chair. Feel the sumptuous leather seats of a new car. We are surrounded by things. We are involved with them, indebted to them. We speak to things and things speak to us. To say that we are interdependent is banal. Let us be courageous. Let us admit it: we are lovers. —From Objects of Our Desire From the Hardcover edition.

Food Parcels in International Migration Book

Food Parcels in International Migration


  • Author : Diana Mata-Codesal
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-08-09
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 223
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319403731

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Food Parcels in International Migration Book Description :

This book takes food parcels as a vehicle for exploring relationships, intimacy, care, consumption, exchange, and other fundamental anthropological concerns, examining them in relation to wider transnational spaces. As the contributors to this volume argue, food and its related practices offer a window through which to examine the reconciliation of people’s localised intimate experiences with globalising forces. Their analyses contribute to an embodied and sensorial approach to social change by examining migrants and their families’ experiences of global connectedness through familiar objects and narratives. By bringing in in-depth ethnographic insights from different social and economic contexts, this book widens the understanding of the lived experiences of mobility and goes beyond the divide between origin and destination countries, therefore contributing to new ways of thinking about migration and transnationalism that take into consideration the materiality of global connections and the way such connections are embodied and experienced at the local level.

The Intimate Connection Book

The Intimate Connection


  • Author : Dr. Kevin Leman
  • Publisher : Revell
  • Release Date : 2019-04-30
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781493416561

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The Intimate Connection Book Description :

Creating a happy, lifelong marriage is about much more than physical compatibility. It's about a lifestyle of 24-7 intimacy that bonds couples in a mutually satisfying relationship. In The Intimate Connection, bestselling marriage expert Dr. Kevin Leman explores key secrets to the love life couples crave. He helps readers - understand each other's needs, backgrounds, and personalities (and how those factors influence every marital interaction) - talk so their spouse really listens - turn negative game-playing into positive behaviors that help couples grow closer - create deep, long-lasting intimacy that's divorce-proof Whether couples are new to marriage or have been married a long time, Dr. Leman's time-tested strategies will create the kind of exciting intimacy, mutual respect, and fulfilling communication that will keep husbands and wives in each other's arms for a lifetime.

Playing to the Crowd Book

Playing to the Crowd


  • Author : Nancy K. Baym
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release Date : 2018-07-10
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : 9781479803033

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Playing to the Crowd Book Description :

Explains what happened to music—for both artists and fans—when music went online. Playing to the Crowd explores and explains how the rise of digital communication platforms has transformed artist-fan relationships into something closer to friendship or family. Through in-depth interviews with musicians such as Billy Bragg and Richie Hawtin, as well as members of the Cure, UB40, and Throwing Muses, Baym reveals how new media has facilitated these connections through the active, and often required, participation of the artists and their devoted, digital fan base. Before the rise of social sharing and user-generated content, fans were mostly seen as an undifferentiated and unidentifiable mass, often mediated through record labels and the press. However, in today’s networked era, musicians and fans have built more active relationships through social media, fan sites, and artist sites, giving fans a new sense of intimacy and offering artists unparalleled information about their audiences. However, this comes at a price. For audiences, meeting their heroes can kill the mystique. And for artists, maintaining active relationships with so many people can be both personally and financially draining, as well as extremely labor intensive. Drawing on her own rich history as an active and deeply connected music fan, Baym offers an entirely new approach to media culture, arguing that the work musicians put in to create and maintain these intimate relationships reflect the demands of the gig economy, one which requires resources and strategies that we must all come to recognize and appreciate.

Intimate Connections Book

Intimate Connections


  • Author : P. D. Baldwin
  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Release Date : 2019-02-16
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 88
  • ISBN 10 : 1797036041

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Intimate Connections Book Description :

Webster defines intimacy as "a state of being intimate or familiarity." It also describes it as "something of a personal or private nature." For couples like Perry and Brianna, Lance and Amber, and Chris and Melanie, intimacy is all about seizing every possible moment and keeping the fires burning. Newlyweds like Craig and Tamara and married vets like Ben and Pam prove that there's something magical about throwing caution to the wind and surrendering to your deepest desires. But as Colin and Leslie prove, intimacy isn't confined to a relationship or even a bedroom. Intimacy can be shared by anyone at any time, even co-workers on a desktop. And for those who may have traded a sweet caress for financial success, Jasmine and Brent have a special recipe for rekindling a dying a flame! These are but a few of the characters you'll meet on this journey, but one there's one universal thing that binds them; the pursuit of intimacy! So sit back, relax, and allow this tantalizing collection of erotic tales to engulf you in passionate desires and while you're here, enjoy a preview of my upcoming novel, Blood Ties.

Intimate Connections Book

Intimate Connections


  • Author :
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  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Sculpture
  • Pages : 61
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:48596216

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New Netherland Connections Book

New Netherland Connections


  • Author : Susanah Shaw Romney
  • Publisher : UNC Press Books
  • Release Date : 2014-04-28
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781469614250

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New Netherland Connections Book Description :

New Netherland Connections: Intimate Networks and Atlantic Ties in Seventeenth-Century America