The Love-shy Survival Guide

The Love-shy Survival Guide

Book - 2009
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In his groundbreaking book, Talmer Shockley (himself a love-shy individual) presents a thoroughly accessible and motivating read for those suffering from love-shyness... Pay attention to his words of wisdom. They will help you find the partner that you so richly deserve'

- Nick Dubin, author of Asperger's Syndrome and Bullying


For many people, romantic and sexual relationships are complex and cause feelings of anxiety. For people who are love-shy, this anxiety is so overwhelming that it can make finding a partner feel like an impossible dream. Although relatively unrecognised, and therefore often undiagnosed, love-shyness is a condition which causes an intense phobia of romantic and sexual situations. This book is designed to help Love-Shys overcome this fear and allow themselves to meet, date, and eventually maintain romantic relationships with members of the opposite sex.

A self-confessed Love-Shy, Talmer Shockley explores the condition, its links with Asperger's Syndrome and how it differs from normal shyness. He gives candid advice on how to deal with being love-shy, make dating an enjoyable experience, and survive the "relationship jungle". While love-shyness is predominately a male problem, it can also affect women, and the book offers tips on relationship success for both sexes.

Refreshingly honest and insightful, The Love-Shy Survival Guide provides essential advice for love-shy people wanting to overcome their anxiety and form successful romantic relationships.

Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley, c2009
ISBN: 9781843108979
1843108976
Branch Call Number: 646.77 S559L 2009
Characteristics: 256 p. ; 24 cm

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