Attachments

Attachments
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Author: Rainbow Rowell
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781101476345
Release: 2011-04-14
Editor: Penguin

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From the award-winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Wayward Son, Fangirl, Carry On, and Landline comes a hilarious and heartfelt novel about an office romance that blossoms one email at a time.... Beth Fremont and Jennifer Scribner-Snyder know that somebody is monitoring their work e-mail. (Everybody in the newsroom knows. It's company policy.) But they can't quite bring themselves to take it seriously. They go on sending each other endless and endlessly hilarious e-mails, discussing every aspect of their personal lives. Meanwhile, Lincoln O'Neill can't believe this is his job now—reading other people's e-mail. When he applied to be “internet security officer,” he pictured himself building firewalls and crushing hackers—not writing up a report every time a sports reporter forwards a dirty joke. When Lincoln comes across Beth's and Jennifer's messages, he knows he should turn them in. He can't help being entertained, and captivated, by their stories. But by the time Lincoln realizes he's falling for Beth, it's way too late to introduce himself. What would he even say...?

Attachments

Attachments
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Author: Tim Clinton
Pages: 316
ISBN: 9781418568696
Release: 2009-02-15
Editor: Thomas Nelson

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The answer to why people feel and act the way they do lies in the profound effect of a child's bonding process with his or her parents. How successfully we form and maintain relationships throughout life is related to those early issues of "attachment." The author has cited four primary bonding styles that explain why people love, feel, and act the way they do. This book is for anyone who desires closeness, especially in the most intimate relationships: marriage, parenting, close friends, and ultimately with God.

Queer Attachments

Queer Attachments
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Author: Sally Munt
Pages: 248
ISBN: 0754649210
Release: 2008
Editor: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

In Queer Attachments, Sally R. Munt explores the vicissitudes of shame across a range of texts, cultural milieux, historical locations and geographical spaces. This passionately argued book is an interdisciplinary synthesis of cultural politics, emotions theory and narrative that challenges us to think about the queerly creative proclivities of shame.

Fierce Attachments

Fierce Attachments
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Author: Vivian Gornick
Pages: 216
ISBN: 9781466819009
Release: 2005-09-14
Editor: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

In this deeply etched and haunting memoir, Vivian Gornick tells the story of her lifelong battle with her mother for independence. There have been numerous books about mother and daughter, but none has dealt with this closest of filial relations as directly or as ruthlessly. Gornick's groundbreaking book confronts what Edna O'Brien has called "the prinicpal crux of female despair": the unacknowledged Oedipal nature of the mother-daughter bond. Born and raised in the Bronx, the daughter of "urban peasants," Gornick grows up in a household dominated by her intelligent but uneducated mother's romantic depression over the early death of her husband. Next door lives Nettie, an attractive widow whose calculating sensuality appeals greatly to Vivian. These women with their opposing models of femininity continue, well into adulthood, to affect Gornick's struggle to find herself in love and in work. As Gornick walks with her aged mother through the streets of New York, arguing and remembering the past, each wins the reader's admiration: the caustic and clear-thinking daughter, for her courage and tenacity in really talking to her mother about the most basic issues of their lives, and the still powerful and intuitively-wise old woman, who again and again proves herself her daughter's mother. Unsparing, deeply courageous, Fierce Attachments is one of the most remarkable documents of family feeling that has been written, a classic that helped start the memoir boom and remains one of the most moving examples of the genre.

Cultivating Our Passionate Attachments

Cultivating Our Passionate Attachments
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Author: Matthew J. Dennis
Pages: 200
ISBN: 9781000191196
Release: 2020-09-15
Editor: Routledge

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Does a flourishing life involve pursuing passionate attachments? Can we choose what these passionate attachments will be? This book offers an original theory of how we can actively cultivate our passionate attachments. The author argues that not only do we have reason to view passionate attachments as susceptible to growth, change, and improvement, but we should view these entities as amenable to self-cultivation. He uses Pierre Hadot’s and Michel Foucault’s accounts of Hellenistic self-cultivation as vital conceptual tools to formulate a theory of cultivating our passionate attachments. First, their accounts offer the conceptual resources for a philosophical theory of how we can cultivate our passionate attachments. Second, the exercises of self-cultivation they focus on allow us to outline a practical method though which we can cultivate our passionate character. Doing this brings out a significantly new dimension to the role of the passionate attachments in the flourishing life and offers theoretical and practical accounts of how we can cultivate them based on the Hellenistic conception of self-directed character change. Cultivating Our Passionate Attachments will be of interest to advanced students and scholars working in virtue ethics, moral philosophy, and ancient philosophy.

Old Ties New Attachments

Old Ties  New Attachments
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Author: David Alan Taylor,John Alexander Williams
Pages: 221
ISBN: IND:30000050223779
Release: 1992
Editor: Amer Folklife Center

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Love Fear and Health

Love  Fear  and Health
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Author: Robert Maunder,Jonathan Hunter
Pages: 332
ISBN: 9781442615601
Release: 2015
Editor: University of Toronto Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Using attachment theory, Maunder and Hunter provide a practical, clinically focused introduction to the influence of attachment styles on an individual s risk of disease and the effectiveness of their interactions with health care providers."

Attachments

Attachments
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Author: Jeff Arch
Pages: 376
ISBN: 9781684630820
Release: 2021-05-11
Editor: She Writes Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

At a boarding school in Pennsylvania, a deathbed request from the school’s dean brings three former students back to campus, where secrets and betrayals from the past are brought out into the open—secrets that could have a catastrophic effect on the dean’s eighteen-year-old son. Told in alternating points of view and time frames, Attachments is the story of best friends Stewart (“Goody”) Goodman, Sandy (“Pick”) Piccolo, and Laura Appleby, the girl they both love. The friends meet in 1972 at a boarding school in coal-country Pennsylvania where they encounter Henry Griffin, the school dean, whose genuine fatherly interest and deep human bond with them is so strong that when he has a severe stroke almost twenty years later, he uses what could be his last words ever to call out their names. Attachments is a puzzle—and the only one who knows how all the pieces fit is in a coma. In the process, longtime secrets are unearthed, revelations come out into the open, and Young Chip Griffin is about to learn something he may or may not be able to handle.

Attached

Attached
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Author: Amir Levine,Rachel Heller
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781101475164
Release: 2010-12-30
Editor: Penguin

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Is there a science to love? In this groundbreaking book, psychiatrist and neuroscientist Amir Levine and psychologist Rachel S. F. Heller reveal how an understanding of attachment theory-the most advanced relationship science in existence today-can help us find and sustain love. Attachment theory forms the basis for many bestselling books on the parent/child relationship, but there has yet to be an accessible guide to what this fascinating science has to tell us about adult romantic relationships-until now. Attachment theory owes its inception to British psychologist and psychoanalyst John Bowlby, who in the 1950s examined the tremendous impact that our early relationships with our parents or caregivers has on the people we become. Also central to attachment theory is the discovery that our need to be in a close relationship with one or more individuals is embedded in our genes. In Attached, Levine and Heller trace how these evolutionary influences continue to shape who we are in our relationships today. According to attachment theory, every person behaves in relationships in one of three distinct ways: *ANXIOUS people are often preoccupied with their relationships and tend to worry about their partner's ability to love them back. *AVOIDANT people equate intimacy with a loss of independence and constantly try to minimize closeness. *SECURE people feel comfortable with intimacy and are usually warm and loving. Attached guides readers in determining what attachment style they and their mate (or potential mates) follow. It also offers readers a wealth of advice on how to navigate their relationships more wisely given their attachment style and that of their partner. An insightful look at the science behind love, Attached offers readers a road map for building stronger, more fulfilling connections.

Attachment Across the Lifecourse

Attachment Across the Lifecourse
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Author: David Howe
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9780230346017
Release: 2011-04-26
Editor: Macmillan International Higher Education

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

How do past relationships shape who we are today? Attachment theory offers a powerful model for explaining how our earliest relationships affect not only our development as children, but also our feelings and behaviour as adults. This succinct and highly readable book offers the perfect introduction to a fascinating and fast-growing field. It explains the key concepts in attachment theory and describes how the main attachment types play out both in childhood and later life. It identifies some of the intriguing questions being explored by research, such as: What part do individuals' attachment histories play in adult relationships? What scope is there for attachment styles established in infancy to change later in life? Students and professionals alike from across the fields of psychology, counselling, health and social work will find this an illuminating and thought-provoking guide to the rich complexity of human behaviour.

Intimate Attachments

Intimate Attachments
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Author: Morton Shane,Estelle Shane,Mary Gales
Pages: 242
ISBN: 1572302704
Release: 1997-11-07
Editor: Guilford Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Offering new ways of thinking about the intimate connections between analyst and patient, this lucid, clinically oriented volume presents an innovative model of psychoanalytic change. The authors integrate current findings in self psychology, attachment and infant research, and developmental systems theory to demonstrate the transformative power of interpersonal sharing between both members of the dyad. Interweaving conceptual material and careful guidelines for practice with case studies and clinical commentary, Intimate Attachments illuminates the power of the psychoanalytic process and affords readers a heightened level of creativity, freedom, and spontaneity in their therapeutic work. This volume will be of benefit to mental health practitioners and students interested in psychodynamic theory and treatment.

Sensate

Sensate
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Author: Sabine Priestley
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1944513264
Release: 2018-03
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Marco Dar's position as an Earth Protector means he spends an incredible amount of time alone in space. His only company is with the talkative com unit. It isn't until he stops at the Galaxy Spinner restaurant that he discovers his com has become sentient - and it wants a physical form!Dr. Zara Mancini hasn't seen Marco Dar in over eleven years. As far as she is concerned, that still isn't long enough. When Marco approaches her with an unusual request, she is torn between her fascination with the project, and wanting to leave him eating her space dust.Marco is quickly falling all over again for Zara's beautiful smile and gorgeous lips. Young and foolish, he sabotaged their relationship years ago. Now he has a second chance. Can he convince Zara to help his AI, and prove to her that he is a different man?

Digest of Cycles Or Velocipedes with Attachments

Digest of Cycles Or Velocipedes with Attachments
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Author: Anonim
Pages: 454
ISBN: UOM:39015076014516
Release: 1892
Editor: Unknown

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Creating Loving Attachments

Creating Loving Attachments
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Author: Kim S. Golding,Daniel A. Hughes
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781849052276
Release: 2012
Editor: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Troubled children need special parenting to build attachments and heal from trauma. This book provides a parenting model that parents and carers can follow to incorporate love, play, acceptance, curiosity and empathy into their parenting. These elements are vital to a child's development and will help children to feel confident, secure and happy.

Tractor Attachments for Brush Slash and Root Removal

Tractor Attachments for Brush  Slash  and Root Removal
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Author: Anonim
Pages: 78
ISBN: MINN:31951D02275211H
Release: 1971
Editor: Unknown

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From Broken Attachments to Earned Security

From Broken Attachments to Earned Security
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Author: Andrew Odgers
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9780429914102
Release: 2018-05-15
Editor: Routledge

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The 2011 John Bowlby Memorial Conference, 'From Broken Attachments to Earned Security - The Role of Empathy in Therapeutic Change', focused on what needs to take place to facilitate empathy and attunement and ultimately the achievement of earned security. The confernce posed the challenge of how to re-establish a secure sense of self, mutuality, and the capacity for inter/intra-subjectivity when difficulties in empathy and attunement exist as a result of relational trauma. This can be between parent and child, within adult relationships, between client and therapist, or in organisational contexts. The outstanding collection of papers in this volume make a significant contribution to the field of attachment and our understanding of how child rearing affects each aspect of our lives, from the interpersonal to the organisational and societal. Each paper moves beyond the academic and theoretical to provide answers to the many difficult questions raised at the conference.

The Politics of Belonging in the Himalayas

The Politics of Belonging in the Himalayas
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Author: Joanna Pfaff-Czarnecka,Gerard Toffin
Pages: 380
ISBN: 9788132107729
Release: 2011-05-05
Editor: SAGE Publications India

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The Politics of Belonging in the Himalayas is an exploration of the various forms of bonds and attachments by which individuals are bounded to their collectivities and localities in the Himalayan regions of India and Nepal. To grasp these phenomena adequately, the book proposes a new analytical approach through the concept of belonging. The book is based on several case studies carried out by anthropologists, political science scholars, historians, and geographers who help bring together rich ethnographical data from different regions of the Himalayas. Organized in three parts, it describes the interactions between local forms of belonging and new forms of classification and governance imposed through national integration and transnational modes of politics. The book analyses different types of societal formations in various historical periods and captures the ongoing change in them. Fundamentally, this collaborative publication is an attempt to go beyond (and beneath) identity constructions and to call into question the idea of permanence implied by the term.

Attachments

Attachments
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Author: Judith Rossner
Pages: 392
ISBN: 9781476774800
Release: 2014-07-08
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

From the New York Times bestselling author of Looking for Mr. Goodbar comes the story of two women whose relationships to conjoined twins puts their friendship to the ultimate test. A haunting story of an obsessive relationship; physical, spiritual, and sexual bonding; jealousy and eroticism; tenderness and exploitation; a woman who draws her closest friend into a bizarre union; the two men who marry them—want and need them—despite their own inevitable attachment; and wildly sensuous fantasies that suddenly come true.

Foreign Attachments

Foreign Attachments
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Author: Tony Smith
Pages: 190
ISBN: 0674002946
Release: 2000
Editor: Harvard University Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Who speaks for America in world affairs? In this insightful new book, Tony Smith finds that, often, the answer is interest groups, including ethnic ones. This seems natural in a country defined by ethnic and cultural diversity and a democratic political system. And yet, should not the nation's foreign policy be based on more general interests? On American national interests? In exploring this question, Smith ranges over the history of ethnic group involvement in foreign affairs; he notes the openness of our political system to interest groups; and he investigates the relationship between multiculturalism and U.S. foreign policy. The book has three major propositions. First, ethnic groups play a larger role in the formulation of American foreign policy than is widely recognized. Second, the negative consequences of ethnic group involvement today outweigh the benefits this activism at times confers on America in world affairs. And third, the tensions of a pluralist democracy are particularly apparent in the making of foreign policy, where the self-interested demands of a host of domestic actors raise an enduring problem of democratic citizenship--the need to reconcile general and particular interests.

Secret Attachments

Secret Attachments
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Author: Peter Michaelson
Pages: 208
ISBN: 1882631269
Release: 1993
Editor: Prospect Books, Inc.

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