Finally Getting It Right by Howard Halpern

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You're trying to get Mr. or Ms. Wrong out of your system.  You know you deserve better that that old, hurtful love.  But why is Ms. Nice so boring?  Why doesn't Mr. Good Guy turn you on?  Will you ever feel excited and passionate again? Howard M. Halpern's wise, witty, compassionate book tells readers why they feel this way--and how they can find a healthy love without giving up the thrill. From an author whose work has helped thousands, here is balm for everyone burned by love, and a bracing companion for the journey ahead.

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About Howard Halpern

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Howard M. Halpern received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Columbia University in 1954. He taught at Columbia and other colleges and has been a consultant, clinical psychologist, and psychotherapist at several New York colleges and clinics. He was the codirector of the New York Student Consultation Center and is a past president of the American Academy of Psychotherapists. Dr. Halpern has practiced psychotherapy in New York City for forty-eight years. His previous books include "Cutting Loose: An Adult Guide to Coming to Terms with Your Parents" and "Finally Getting It Right," He also wrote a nationally syndicated newspaper column called " On Your Own" . His appearances on national media include "Donahue," "The Today Show," "20/20," and CNN.
Published May 1, 1994 by Bantam. 261 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Professional & Technical, Self Help, Romance, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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In a chapter on ``Navigating Love's Paradoxes'' he shows how the road to a love relationship is ``replete with contradictions'' -- such as the desire to be independent and the need to be ``dependably connected.'' Using the how-to format to best advantage, Halpern offers many checklists (including...

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With a minimum of psychological jargon, psychotherapist Halpern ( Cutting Loose: An Adult Guide to Coming to Terms with Your Parents ) here proffers advice on how to break an addiction to the wrong person or end a pattern of involvement with unsatisfying partners.

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