Synopses & Reviews
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
“Insightful, eye-opening, practical andhighly readable, [this book] is for anyonewhos tired of dating and wants to finallyfind ‘the one.”
--John Gray, author ofMen Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus
Drawing on clinical research on love, attachment,and intimacy, How to Avoid Falling in Love with aJerk reveals how you can make smarter choices ofyour romantic partners and avoid heartbreak later.Based on Dr. John Van Epps nationally renowned “Howto Avoid Marrying a Jerk” workshops, this book presentshis trademarked Relationship Attachment Model(RAM), which breaks down the five dynamic bondingforces that influence a relationship. Van Epp helps yousimply and succinctly identify--and break--destructive dating patterns. Most important, he showsyou how to recognize “The Right One” when he orshe comes along.
About the Author
'John Van Epp, Ph.D., conducts seminars and workshops worldwide on marriage and relationships. His popular video program, “How to Avoid Marrying a Jerk,” isbeing taught by certified instructors internationally in thousands of churches, singles organizations, educational and agency settings, and throughout the military. Visit his website at www.johnvanepp.com.'