The agony of it all: the drive for drama and excitement in women's lives

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J.P. Tarcher, 1988 - Biography & Autobiography - 270 pages
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A practicing psychologist and columnist discusses the diverse ways in which women attempt to satisfy a need for excitement and drama, their self-defeating impact, and how to direct such drives into life-enhancing activities

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Contents

Setting the Stage for Personal Drama i
7
The Roots of DramaSeeking
34
The Family Melodrama
52
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About the author (1988)

Dr. Joy Davidson is a Clinical Sexologist, Diplomate of the American Board of Sexology, and licensed marriage and Family Therapist with a doctorate in Clinical Psychology and a masters degree in Counseling Psychology. A veteran writer and author, she served as the sex columnist ("Sex talk with Dr. Joy") for Playgirl magazine as well as Men's Fitness magazine ("Ask Dr. Joy") and has published countless articles and is the best-selling author of "The Agony of It All" and "The Soap Opera Syndrome," as well as the video "Secrets of Making Love to the Same Person Forever" (more than 300,000 copies sold since 1993 and still selling). Dr. Joy has appeared on TV more than 150 times, on everything from Oprah to Montel to CNN; she's done more than 200 radio interviews.

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