Break Up, Don't Break Down: A Relationship Manual for Surviving Breakups, Separation, and Divorce

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D Ivan Young, 2010 - Family & Relationships - 192 pages
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"Break Up, Don't Break Down" provides a road map for anyone who's trapped by the past anger, guilt and pressures of a failed relationship. Here you'll find ten steps to happiness despite your breakup. This user-friendly manual is designed to show you how to get past the pain, stress and disappointment that come from breaking up, and to move you past the hurt and pain caused by a broken love affair. Chapter by chapter, you will find a simple, direct, uncomplicated discussion of issues that range from ending the dysfunctional relationship to dealing with guilt or peer pressure, minimizing the negative effects on your children, creating a new life and finding new love. It doesn't matter if you have a PhD or a GED, I tell it like it is, using down-to-earth language. Go ahead and take a break from your therapist, stop calling and worrying your friends, wipe the tears away. "Break Up, Don't Break Down" will help you get over the pain of a dying relationship and show you how to get on with rest of your life.
 

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Fantastic. Easy read, it is about more than just breaking up. Helped me understand why I pick the people I do and how to do better. Loved the chapter on divorce and kids. Great book.

Contents

Introduction
1
What God Has Joined
28
Kids and Breaking
52
Its Your Time
73
Alone but Not Lonely
90
Better Not Bitter
109
Joy Comes in the Morning
126
Practice What You Preach
142
Yes Im Single
163
Love
180
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About the author (2010)

Recognized as the premier life coach for 21st Century Urban America, D. Ivan Young is President and CEO of Reality-N-3D Publishing Inc., and a sought-after Life Coach. D. Ivan Young's personal experience of turmoil and pitfalls associated with self-serving relationships create a strong commonality with his readers. Catapulted to a personal journey and process of transformation, Young triumphed and eliminated insurmountable obstacles that metamorphed him professionally and spiritually. D. Ivan Young has developed effective no-nonsense tools that enable women to take personal authority of their ultimate destiny and overcome seemingly hopeless circumstances. Young was awarded the Vice Chancellors Award for leadership from the University of Houston and is currently an esteemed member of the International Coach Federation. In addition, Young continually gives back to the community by focusing his attention on the mentorship of at risk youth. Over the years, D. Ivan Young has been featured on CNN, CBS Radio, and the Tom Pope Show. His most recent book, "Break Up, Don't Break Down" will be released by Reality-N-3D Publishing in April, 2010. His upcoming works include the republishing of "Tired of Being Alone" and two scheduled book releases titled "Why Me" and "That's My Babies Daddy?"... Young currently resides in Houston, TX, and when he's not writing, lecturing or traveling, he enjoys karate, physical fitness and ultimately being a complete and whole person.

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