Girlosophy 2: The Love Survival Kit

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Allen & Unwin, 2001 - Family & Relationships - 249 pages
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For every girl or woman who has ever tried to make sense of the patterns in her personal relationships and how it all fits into her individual destiny, this book offers a welcome, fresh perspective. An essential handbook on a favorite topic—love—it will help women understand the wider meaning of love as a tool, a resource, and a force. It encourages girls to love themselves first and then reflect on the significance of love outside the common perceptions of romantic love and its role in their friendships and the world at large. It is a road map for every woman to navigate long-distance relationships, determine the real Prince Charmings, overcome icon infatuations, rediscover childhood dreams, and rule in all affairs of the heart.

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In an ideal world, every young women would be given this book by a beloved older female relative. That's just a fantasy of mine. But this book has wonderful pictures and inspirational messages that are at once down to earth and uplifting... no sappiness! Read full review


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Page 174 - Africa, you have to 343 be able to look at it and say, This is the way of love, down this road: Look at it hard. This is where it is going to lead you. "I think you will know what I mean if I tell you love is worth nothing until it has been tested by its own defeat. I felt I was being asked to try to love enough not to be afraid of the consequences. I realized that love, even if it ends in defeat, gives you a kind of honor; but without love, you have no honor at all.
Page 219 - Because while moving in together seems like the easiest thing to do it may not be the best thing to do in the long term for both of you.
Page 242 - The law of karma is the moral law of cause and effect that states that each act committed by an individual has an equal and opposite reaction back to the individual.

About the author (2001)

Anthea Paul is the author of Girlosophy: A Soul Survival Kit, the CEO of Girlosophy, Ltd., and the founder of She has worked internationally for several major magazines, including Gear, Town & Country, Harper’s Bazaar, and Marie Claire, and as a stylist, trend forecaster and market consultant, photo editor, ski patroller, creative director, and art director.

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