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How to Avoid Marrying a Jerk: The Foolproof Way to Follow Your Heart Without Losing Your Mind

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What the experts are saying about How to Avoid Marrying a Jerk

"Eye-opening and practical, How to Avoid Marrying a Jerk is for anyone who's tired of dating and wants to finally find 'the one.'"

--John Gray, author of Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus

"An insightful and creative contribution to managing the complexity of choosing a life partner. I heartily recommend it."

--Harville Hendrix, Ph.D., author of Getting the Love You Want and Keeping the Love You Find

"I have never read a book with more practical wisdom for finding real love and a healthy marriage."

--William J. Doherty, Ph.D., author of Take Back Your Marriage

"The tool for finding the love of your life. John Van Epp and his RAM model make it possible for you to assess the five key areas when picking a partner."

--Jon Carlson, Psy.D., Ed.D., author of Time for a Better Marriage

"Don't be part of the 'where-was-this-book-when-I-needed-it?' crowd. It's not too late--read it now!"

--Pat Love, Ed.D., author of The Truth About Love and Hot Monogamy

It's happened to everyone: you meet someone and fall madly in love and all good judgment and perspective are thrown out the window--until slowly you realize this person isn't who you thought he or she was. But follow the steps in How to Avoid Marrying a Jerk--a proven program used by thousands of singles worldwide--and break the destructive dating patterns that have prevented your happiness in the past.

Based on years of research on marital and premarital happiness, How to Avoid Marrying a Jerk maximizes your potential of finding “the one” by giving you the tools to focus on the crucial characteristics of a loving, lasting relationship.

These easy-to-use techniques will help you:

  • Ask the right questions to inspire meaningful, revealing conversations with your partner
  • Analyze your partner's level of conscientiousness--considered the window to the soul
  • Judge character based on compatibility, relationships skills, friends, and patterns from family and previous relationships
  • Resolve your own emotional baggage so you're ready for a healthy relationship
  • Open your eyes to problems in the relationship and stop giving a jerk too many chances
  • Identify--and break--destructive dating patterns that prevent you from finding a life partner

Years of clinical research along with observations from his own private practice have inspired Dr. John Van Epp to develop universally applicable, proven strategies to navigate the complexities of love. His foolproof method will help you determine exactly what the person you date will be like as a spouse so you can spot the gem among the jerks.

Synopsis:

AVOID THE JERKS AND FIND “THE ONE” WHO'S RIGHT FOR YOU

"An insightful and creative contribution to managing the complexity of choosing a life partner. I heartily recommend it."

--Harville Hendrix, Ph.D., author of Getting the Love You Want and Keeping the Love You Find

"Don't be part of the 'where-was-this-book-when-I-needed-it?' crowd. It's not too late--read it now!"

--Pat Love, Ed.D., author of The Truth About Love and Hot Monogamy

Based on years of research on marital and premarital happiness, How to Avoid Falling in Love with a Jerk (previously published in hardcover as How to Avoid Marrying a Jerk) will help you break destructive dating patterns that have kept you from finding the love you deserve:

  • Ask the right questions to inspire meaningful, revealing conversations with your partner
  • Judge character based on compatibility, relationships skills, friends, and patterns from family and previous relationships
  • Resolve your own emotional baggage so you're ready for a healthy relationship

Synopsis:

Years of clinical research along with observations from his own private practice have inspired Dr. John Van Epp to develop universally applicable, proven strategies to navigate the complexities of love. His foolproof method will help you determine exactly what the person you date will be like as a spouse so you can spot the gem among the jerks.

About the Author

John Van Epp, Ph.D., is a therapist in private practice who conducts seminars and workshops nationwide on topics related to marriage, family, single living, relationships, and divorce. He has been happily married for 26 years.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071472654
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Subject:
Interpersonal Relations
Author:
Van Epp, John
Subject:
Marriage
Subject:
Love & Romance
Subject:
Mate selection
Subject:
dysfunctional, relationship, marriage, love, intimacy, divorce, finding your soul mate, soul mates, marrying your soul mate, dating your soul mate, dating, smart dating, How to Avoid Marrying a Jerk, the rules, Eliot Spitzer
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Publication Date:
August 2006
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.30x6.20x1.24 in. 1.46 lbs.

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Self-Help » Relationships

How to Avoid Marrying a Jerk: The Foolproof Way to Follow Your Heart Without Losing Your Mind
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Product details 336 pages McGraw-Hill Companies - English 9780071472654 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , AVOID THE JERKS AND FIND “THE ONE” WHO'S RIGHT FOR YOU

"An insightful and creative contribution to managing the complexity of choosing a life partner. I heartily recommend it."

--Harville Hendrix, Ph.D., author of Getting the Love You Want and Keeping the Love You Find

"Don't be part of the 'where-was-this-book-when-I-needed-it?' crowd. It's not too late--read it now!"

--Pat Love, Ed.D., author of The Truth About Love and Hot Monogamy

Based on years of research on marital and premarital happiness, How to Avoid Falling in Love with a Jerk (previously published in hardcover as How to Avoid Marrying a Jerk) will help you break destructive dating patterns that have kept you from finding the love you deserve:

  • Ask the right questions to inspire meaningful, revealing conversations with your partner
  • Judge character based on compatibility, relationships skills, friends, and patterns from family and previous relationships
  • Resolve your own emotional baggage so you're ready for a healthy relationship

"Synopsis" by , Years of clinical research along with observations from his own private practice have inspired Dr. John Van Epp to develop universally applicable, proven strategies to navigate the complexities of love. His foolproof method will help you determine exactly what the person you date will be like as a spouse so you can spot the gem among the jerks.
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