By Steve Chandler
In relationships, there are sorts of humans: reactors and creators. if you would like more advantageous own connections—the keys to a contented, winning life—you have to cease responding to different people's shortcomings and begin forming the relationships you will want for yourself.
In 50 how you can Create nice Relationships, bestselling writer and dating guru Steve Chandler deals extra of the nice and cozy, witty, functional recommend he's recognized for—proven guidance, suggestions, and insights which could assist you construct and keep unswerving, significant relationships. You'll methods to shift your power from taking to giving, the way to use innovation and mind's eye, find out how to be an inventive listener rather than a passive listener, and lots more and plenty more.
Expanded from the audio-only 35 how you can Create nice Relationships, 50 Ways will open the door to new possibilities for loyalty, friendship, and help on your own existence and the office.
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Family, peers, school) make a difference, so do the expectations, stereotypes, and conventions found in the larger American context. Finally, this book reveals the ways boys’ friendships are not just relevant to an understanding of boys’ friendships. 87 They reveal that empathy and having and wanting intimate friendships is not simply a female or a gay story but a deeply human story. 88 The boys in my studies are ethnically, racially, and socioeco- THE HIDDEN LANDSCAPE OF BOYS’ FRIENDSHIPS 35 nomically diverse but include primarily ethnic and racial minority youth from poor and working class families who live in cities in the Northeast of the United States.
What I did not know was that my brother’s experience was common: boys, as well as girls, had intimate same-sex friendships and felt betrayed by seemingly insignificant events. These experiences as a counselor led me to wonder why the articles and books I was reading in my graduate school classes rarely discussed these critical relationships. Why was the passion and intensity that boys conveyed when speaking about their friendships ignored in the scholarly literature? When scholars did discuss friendships, the focus was on girls or on cognitive models of perspective taking more generally.
Experiences of betrayal did not register lightly for the boys 20 THE HIDDEN LANDSCAPE OF BOYS’ FRIENDSHIPS in my studies. Already discouraged by mainstream American culture from having intimate male friendships, boys become particularly reluctant when they experience betrayal. ] Not really. I think myself. The friend I had, I lost it . . That was the only person that I could trust and we talked about everything. When I was down, he used to help me feel better. The same I did to him. So I feel pretty lonely and sometimes depressed .
50 Ways to Create Great Relationships: How to Stop Taking and Start Giving by Steve Chandler