The Science of Happily Ever After: What Really Matters in the Quest for Enduring Love

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Harlequin, 2014 - Family & Relationships - 278 pages
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In this playful and informative exploration of the science behind how to choose a great mate, acclaimed relationship psychologist Dr. Ty Tashiro explores how to find enduring love. Dr. Tashiro translates reams of scientific studies and research data into the first book to revolutionize the way we search for love. His research pinpoints why our decision-making abilities seem to fail when it comes to choosing mates and how we can make smarter choices. 

Dr. Tashiro has discovered that if you want a lifetime of happiness—not just togetherness—it all comes down to how you choose a partner in the first place. With wit and insight, he explains the science behind finding a soul mate and distills his research into actionable tips, including: 

Why you get only three wishes when choosing your ideal partner. 

Why most people squander their wishes and end up in unfulfilling relationships. 

How wishing for the three traits that really matter can help you find enduring love. 

Illustrated using entertaining stories based on real-life situations and backed by scientific findings from fields such as demography, sociology, medical science and psychology, Dr. Tashiro provides an accessible framework  to help singles find their happily-ever-afters.
 

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Review: The Science of Happily Ever After: What Really Matters in the Quest for Enduring Love

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I really liked how the book is presented with practical information and easy to follow advice. I felt the stories might have been a bit distracting (as page fillers per se) though I did enjoy them ... Read full review

Review: The Science of Happily Ever After: What Really Matters in the Quest for Enduring Love

User Review  - André Bueno - Goodreads

I really liked how the book is presented with practical information and easy to follow advice. I felt the stories might have been a bit distracting (as page fillers per se) though I did enjoy them ... Read full review

Contents

Why Happily Ever After Is So Hard to Find
1
Why You Get Three Wishes for Love
27
PART TWO Wishing for the Wrong Partner
47
Why We Squander Our Wishes
49
Escaping the Beauty Trap
85
Cant Buy Me Love
109
PART THREE Finding Happily Ever After
127
Seeing Your Romantic Future with Your Crystal Ball
129
The Power ofPersonality
157
Why the InLaws Matter
183
Red Flags in Relationships
209
How to Make Your Wishes Come True
231
Bibliography
249
Acknowledgments
266
Index
267
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Ty Tashiro, Ph.D., is a relationship expert for the Discovery Network's Fit and Health Channel. He received his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Minnesota and was awarded Professor of the Year at the University of Maryland and University of Colorado. Dr. Tashiro is often cited as an expert on relationship breakups, enhancing long-term relationships, and online dating. Visit him at tytashiro.net

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