Women - the Goddesses of Wisdom: The Journey of Womanhood

Women - the Goddesses of Wisdom: The Journey of Womanhood

by David G. Eigen

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ISBN-13: 9780979739996
Publisher: Gender Studies Institute Press
Publication date: 02/01/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 232
File size: 459 KB
Age Range: 16 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 13

Bluebeard 21

1 Bluebeard, Eros, and In the Garden 21

Eros And Psyche 26

In The Garden 27

2 Possibilities 29

Possibility One 29

Possibility Two 31

3 The Fairytale Princess and Other Illusions 35

The Fairytale Princess 35

Playing House 36

A Starving Soul 38

4 The Barter System 43

The Art of the Deal 43

Addictions 46

Feminine Balance 48

The Material Girl 49

5 Narcissism 51

Vanity, Thy Name Is Woman 51

To Hell and Back 51

Trance Exposed 55

Venus And Hercules 56

The Six Sticks 58

Caricature Of Self 59

6 Being Female 61

First, Let's Look at Both Sexes' Attributes 61

No, Maybe, Try Harder 62

Truth 66

Directing The Masculine 66

Wisdom 101: Communication 70

Sex 72

The Invisible Woman 74

7 Grief, Anger and Rage 77

Grief, Anger and Rage 77

Boundaries 78

Rage 81

The Crescent Moon Bear 81

Patriarchal Control 88

8 "It's All About ME!" 91

Maturity 91

Narcissism And Body Image 92

Emotionalism 92

Estrogen: The Loaded Gun 94

9 Secrets and Lies 99

Emotional Strength 99

Emotional Weaponology 101

Withholding 103

The Bad Boy and Desire 105

10 Men 107

Hero 111

Understanding Wounded Men 113

Testosterone 116

The Savior Codependent 119

11 The Man in the Womb 123

12 Initiations 131

The Red Tent 133

13 Basic Training 137

Tasks Developmental 138

14 Midlife 143

The Critical Component 145

15 The Dark Queen 147

The Masculine Energy in Women 147

What Are We Made of? 150

The Patriarchy 151

The Driving Force 151

Shadow: Bringing Light into Darkness 154

Primordial Wellspring 155

The Nature of Repression 156

16 What is She Made Up of? 161

Sugar And SpiceAnd Everything Nice- and A Lot More 161

Body And Soul 161

The Mind 166

Paradox166

Male Attributes: Mental 168

Female Attributes: Emotional 168

Male And Female Attributes 169

17 Feminine Courage 171

Feminine Courage 171

Forgiveness 173

Stages Of Forgiveness 174

Falling Together 175

Constructs 177

"A Woman's Prerogative" 178

18 Father 179

Personal Stories 179

Nancy K. -Thirties 180

Lisa D. - Thirties 181

Natasha R.- Fifties 183

Mary C. - Fifties 183

Kimberly L. - Sixties 184

19 Loving Struggle? 187

Codependency 189

Codependent Indicators 191

The Way Out 194

Innocence 195

20 This Thing Called Love 197

Benchmarks 199

So What Is Love? 200

Love Is All Around Us, Isn't It? 205

Mothers 208

Vulnerability 209

Eros Reconnected 211

A Little Homework 215

21 Divine Feminine 217

Purpose 219

Children As Purpose 219

Women As Intermediaries 221

22 The Sacred Offering 227

Bibliography 231

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