Self-Help for the Heart
We’re kicking off Valentine’s Day Week with a few pieces of suggested reading. Scoff though you may at the idea of reading a “self-help” book, whether you’re in a marriage, relationship, single and looking, or choosing to stay away from the dating pool at the moment, we’re recommending six incredible self-help aisle books you might want to check out this V-Day season.
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- The Journey from Abandonment to Healing
For anyone who has been through a bad breakup and is having a hard time getting through it, this is the end-all-be-all book for you. It takes you through the stages of grief and healing, finding yourself along the way. It’s a heavy read, and really for those times when you’ve made a massive relationship change.
- Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow
Read this one with a box of Kleenex, Career Girls. If you’ve lost a loved one, been through a divorce, or just something difficult in your life, Lesser’s words will help to heal your heart.
- Become Your Own Matchmaker
Ok, Single Career Girls! This one’s for you. My favorite quote in it? “Women need men who are hunters!” So go out there this V-Day and find yourself one!
- Choosing Me Before We
You know the saying, “You can’t find someone to love you until you love yourself.” It’s true, damnit. You can’t avoid it. This book will take you through the process of finding and loving you.
- Girl on Top
If you’re just OVER the V-Day mushy love stuff, this book will use all of your dating foibles and successes in the past and apply them somewhere much more helpful – your career!
- It’s Not You, It’s the DishesEvery married couple in the world should read this book together. Originally titled “Spousonomics,” it’s all about the economics of marriage and how splitting things 50/50 doesn’t always work.