Seeking Happily Ever After: Navigating the Ups and Downs of Being Single Without LosingYour Mind(and Finding Lasting Love Along the Way) [NOOK Book]

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Seeking Happily Ever After: Navigating the Ups and Downs of Being Single Without LosingYour Mind(and Finding Lasting Love Along the Way)

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Overview

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The ultimate antidote to negative dating guides, this practical, positive book helps single women figure out and
achieve their personal goals for their romantic futures.


Singleness is no longer a quick blip on the
radar of our lives; for more and more of us, singleness is a bona fide life stage, with its own joys and challenges.
Positive and uplifting, Seeking Happily Ever After is the first true road map to that life stage for women- a
guide to navigating the ups and downs and developing a plan for understanding and achieving your own romantic
goals.

Seeking Happily Ever After offers individualized advice for twelve different "types" of single
women-from women who've spent their whole life dreaming of a perfect wedding to those who have always assumed
they would marry young but are now unsure-and many more. Filled with exercises and "action items" to help the
reader clarify her thinking, Seeking Happily Ever After covers topics both large and small in a single woman's
life, including:

-How to cut through the noise of media, family, and friends and understand what kind of
relationship and partner you truly want.

-How to not put off starting your "real life" until you couple up.


-How to keep from beating yourself up about not having reached your romantic goals.

"Happily
ever after" means something different to everyone, and this book gives any woman the tools to understand and achieve
her own vision of the good life.




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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781101444429
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 9/23/2010
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 320
  • File size: 360 KB

Meet the Author

Michelle Cove is the co-author of the national bestselling self-help book I'm Not Mad, I Just Hate You!: A New Understanding of Mother-Daughter Conflict. The book was featured on several national talk shows including The Oprah Winfrey Show and the Today Show. Cove was also a founding editor of Girls’ Life Magazine. She lives with her husband and daughter in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part 1 Looking (Eagerly) for Mr. Right

1 The Soul Mate Seeker 15

2 The Phoenix 38

3 The Organic 62

Part 2 Experiencing Conflicting Feelings About Being Single

4 The Princess in Waiting 87

5 The Late Bloomer 111

4 The Committed Free Spirit 134

Part 3 Changing Love-Life Goals

7 The Wedding Wisher 155

8 The Town Rebel 178

9 The Ritual Reinventer 202

Part 4 Navigating a Marriage-Obsessed culture

10 The Someday Mom 223

11 The Slow and Steady 245

12 The Trailblazer 266

Conclusion: What Screening Have in Common with Being Single 286

Index 297

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