F*ck Love: One Shrink's Sensible Advice for Finding a Lasting Relationship

Version: Unabridged
Author: Michael Bennett , Sarah Bennett
Narrator: Patrick Lawlor
Genres: Self Development, Psychology
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Published In: January 2017
# of Units: 7 CDs
Length: 8 hours, 12 minutes
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Overview

Many people have opinions on the subject of romantic relationships-why they're so hard to find and so difficult to maintain-but the real source of trouble isn't too complicated: it's that we are choosing our partners based on love, excitement, lust, attraction, neediness . . . on feelings. Instead of helping listeners find true love, Dr. Michael Bennett and his comedy-writing daughter Sarah reveal the practical, commonsense criteria for good partnerships that will allow real love to develop. Finding a good partner involves losing preconceived notions about who your dream date might be, so the Bennetts helpfully appraise the pros and cons of eight traits people most commonly seek: charisma, beauty, chemistry, communication, sense of humor, family stability, intelligence, and wealth. They suggest you'll have better luck finding a partner in a bar or online if you focus on ideas like mutual attraction and respect and common interests and common goals. With helpful quizzes and case studies inspired by Dr. Bennett's practice, F*ck Love is packed with enough advice and wisdom to help you avoid the relationship nightmares that led you to this book in the first place. Contains mature themes.

Author Details

Author Details

Bennett, Michael

Michael Bennett, M.D., educated at both Harvard College and Harvard Medical School, is a board-certified psychiatrist, Canadian, and Red Sox fan. He has a private practice which he's been running for almost thirty years. Michael lives with his wife in Boston.

Bennett, Sarah

Sarah Bennett has written for magazines, the Internet, television, and books. She spent two years writing for a monthly sketch comedy show at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in New York. She enjoys walking her dog and watching Red Sox games. Sarah lives in New Hampshire and works in New York.