Get a Man, Keep a Man: A Woman's Recipe for Love

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AuthorHouse, 2010 - Family & Relationships - 120 pages
So the "BIG QUESTION" has been popped and you're contemplating on your glorious walk down the aisle with all of the marital bliss to follow. While entwined in the whirlwinds of event planning, you hear a quieting in your soul, and then poses the "other big question" - Will we last? Often, ladies, it's so easy to become enthralled by the "idea of marriage." Finding that special someone to "sweep you off of your feet" becomes the goal and soon distorts the idea that matrimony is not just a gesture, but rather a journey to be embarked upon, and what's more a "responsibility." As time begins to age and the anticipation grows, PONDER NO MORE. Author, Shei Atkins has well written and laid out all of the effective tools you need to not only "Get" your man, but "Keep" your man. Bearing ten solid chapters, "Get a Man, Keep a Man" is bound to become the book that single and married women alike won't leave home (or plan for a date, for that matter) without. Shei takes you on a journey from start to finish in this instructional masterpiece. She takes the "First things First" approach and begins Chapter one with all the preliminaries and preparations needed for a successful relationship. This is an extremely encouraging and uplifting work that bears a powerful message as the author so tenaciously strolls her way point by point through the chapters without apology. Asking very daring questions such as "What if your man cheats?," and "Is he the one?" will definitely prevent you from making the biggest mistake of your life, but most importantly gear you up for the life and marriage you've always dreamed about. This book is the answer to all the questions you would like to know regarding keeping him close and you have it first hand from the author's experience. It's a wonder the book is so profusely and profoundly written. Shei is currently enjoying an almost nine-year run of marriage to her husband and best friend Drathoven. Ladies If you're ready for the authenticity of love's principals, purchase this book and have a one on one with Shei Atkins and she will tell you exactly how to "Get a Man. And Keep a Man."
 

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Contents

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Keeping Your Man Interested In You Only
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About The Author
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Get a Man, Keep a Man" could not have been a more appropriate title for the first book written by this phenomenal author, singer, songwriter and fitness trainer. The inspiration behind this incredible work, no doubt, was birthed from extensive experience. A native of Houston, TX, Shei Atkins married her childhood sweetheart, Drathoven, (who is also her musical producer) at the tender age of nineteen. These two soul mates are the "apples of each other's eyes" and are currently enjoying an almost nine-year run of marriage going forward. After releasing three independent albums on a national scale, and having been a featured vocalist on the Grammy-nominated compilation released a few years ago, the twinkle behind Shei Atkins' star certainly shows no signs of fading. Shei has worked in the recording studio with industry giant, Beyonce' Knowles, and the likes of platinum-selling rap artists, Lil Flip, Paul Wall and Chamillionaire. She has also traveled the United States and abroad while sharing the spotlight with such notables as Mary J. Blige, Mary Mary, J. Moss, Kirk Franklin, Avant, Tonex, Fred Hammond, Tank, Mario, Lil Mama, B5, Trey Songs and even an international European tour with the Grammy Award-winning Kelly Rowland. While it soon became obvious that National Recording Artist, Shei Atkins, was a worthwhile asset to all of these endeavors, the demand for her electrifying, yet warm presentation, became more and more in-demand and Shei even went on to be featured in one of America's largest publications, VIBE Magazine. The social networking sites quickly climbed from buzz to ring regarding Shei's honesty and transparency about love, life experiences and relationships mixed with healing and faith, all themes in her music which have led to her current fame. In response, young women from all over began to reach out to her in pursuit of answers and solutions to the everyday issues of life. Using her heartfelt earnestness, Shei began speaking outside of her musical elements and has since traveled as a motivational speaker and formed an inner-city youth group named "Shei's Girlz." "A Heart for the People" definitely describes her in more ways than one. While balancing an already busy recording and touring schedule, Shei, the young woman of "many hats," yet managed to add "fitness trainer" to her growing list of titles. She works well with training clients for a healthier lifestyle, physically, mentally and spiritually. Shei is an all-around, down-to-earth individual whose light has touched masses around the world. Many of the quotes from this book have already helped many in passing, and the power of fusing them all together for this composition is bound to create a dynamite explosion.

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