I have mixed feelings about this book. I thought it was refreshing and I read the whole book in a day. Is she referring to bringing home the bacon and traditional male roles? Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. When I think back to that period when I was still breastfeeding and down to 92 lbs from sheer sorrow, I just die inside. Yang energy is male energy and men have it in their body, and women have it in their soul.
They find balance in these men and enjoy the lightness that they often bring to the relationship. I have attended a few of the author's seminars in person, and am only two degrees of separation from direct personal contact. Pat is basically saying chill out, ladies, and let men do most of the work. Overall, I would recommend this book, and I'll use it as a reference to see how they work in real life. You could also see the movie The Fisher King with Robin Williams and Jeff Bridges.
When we start a relationship, we know there are two people in it but in reality there are four personalities and all four wants to be satisfied. Like most books written for people who want to be or stay in long-term relationships, this is a book about becoming a better communicator. Definitely good communication tactics and rules to follow as you navigate the dating world. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Well, waiting until the third date to have sex is complete rubbish, according to Dr. As a a professional woman who hopes to have a family one day, I recognize the need for division of roles in the relationship, however I do not believe that they need to be allocated based on historical gender roles. I'm moving on to me and it's way more satisfying.
I read this book on the suggestion of a friend. She has, however, always mentioned how it would be so if the woman was the masculine. I'd never thought about it that way, but it makes perfect sense. As much as these men need to feel respected, their lady needs to feel understood and special. The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included. Anyways, I'd suggest this book to a friend with the advice to pick out the pieces that make sense to you and laughingly disregard the rest. In a asking how long it had been for her single mom readers some moms wrote in that it had been 18 months or even 2 years! I suspect that a huge percentage of relationships struggle over these roles from time to time, and for many, the role each partner chooses in the relationship, and how consistently they maintain this role, is likely to be one of the determining factors for whether their relationship will disintegrate, flounder, or flourish.
My job as a woman is to date around until I find a man who is willing to step up. I would recommend it for anyone - single, in relationship, married, divorced - particularly career-driven women. What's so great about it is that it provides easy to apply techniques for knowing yourself, communicating yourself, and holding yourself to the standard you mean to, in long term relationships. I have a couple things to say about this book. I had heard a lot about it and how Dr. But I think the discussion in the first half is still interesting and relevant even now, 20 years after the book's initial publication. Patricia Allen and Sandra Harmon came to the rescue of a generation of women looking for lasting love.
And, I learned that I was too nice, codependent, and had lost my power and my ability to say no in relationships that resulted in mistreatment. For the modern professional woman and the modern family, I do not believe this book is fo While there are aspects of the book that I do agree with, the major premise irks me. With that said, it is worth noting that this book will not solve all relationship problems, but it has potential to provide revolutionary help to any couple who is clashing over usage of the masculine and feminine roles. It is not gender but in my in of work 'brain code' that influences motive, thoughts, and behavior in relationships. I learned we can't have it all. I think it is especially helpful for women, who oftentimes must have masculine energy outside of their romantic relationships, to evaluate themselves and decide which energy they want to be and which energy they want to attract. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.
By submitting this form, you are granting: Dr. For the modern professional woman and the modern family, I do not believe this book is for you. Lives of Style: What is a Fisher King wound? The first 8 chapter with the discussion on masculine and feminine energies is pretty interesting. Remember, log onto and email Dr. Throw all your other books away! Or do I wish that I had evolved into being someone who could cringe less at the title? It scares me that there are people like this author writing books and having the world think they are experts. He won't need any help or any convincing from you.
Even if you don't agree with Dr. Allen does give techniques for feminine energy people to hold their ground on things that are truly important and nonnegotiable. The idea of the book wasn't bad but it just felt foreign to me, like no matter what it just would not apply to my life. It made me realized all of the things that I have done wrong in a relationship and absolutely showed m. She explains that some women want to accomplish the same goals as men; such as power, money and stauts, but still desire family life love, husband and children while the traditional women homemakers want love, husband and children but desire a husband to accomplish power, money and status. If a woman is attracted to a man, the hormone oxytocin is released into her body, which heightens the sense of touch and orgasm. Even though I don't agree with everything the author says, I do appreciate the information she provides, and I did like the fact she admitted to her marital problems.
Free Reading Online is in no way intended to support illegal activity. Pat is telling women to always be totally passive and let men take the lead on everything, which is a very hard concept to swallow. She has, however, always mentioned how I have a couple things to say about this book. If you would like to delve deeper into these concepts or identify your love energy, pick up her book and complete the quiz on page 64. And once she gets him bonded he leaves his wife, loses his money, often gets sick and loses his life.