Irritable Hearts

Irritable Hearts
Title Irritable Hearts PDF eBook
Author Mac McClelland
Publisher Macmillan
Pages 317
Release 2015-02-24
Genre Biography & Autobiography
ISBN 1250052890

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An award-winning human rights journalist and author of For Us Surrender Is Out of the Question explores her struggle with PTSD after the 2010 Haiti earthquake, the condition's troubled history and the ways she pushed herself beyond trauma to heal.

For Us Surrender Is Out of the Question

For Us Surrender Is Out of the Question
Title For Us Surrender Is Out of the Question PDF eBook
Author Mac McClelland
Publisher Catapult
Pages 313
Release 2010-02-10
Genre History
ISBN 1593763786

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The human rights journalist and author of Irritable Hearts: A PTSD Love Story shines a light on the Karen refugees fleeing Burma’s genocide. There’s a civil war (the world’s longest running, in fact) raging between the Burmese government and ethnic rebels. But since Burma is a country nearly shut out from the rest of the world, the only footage of the carnage comes via groups of young, tough, booze-loving refugees who run into war zones to collect it. And with these refugees is where we find Mac McClelland embedded in her staggering debut, For Us Surrender Is Out of the Question. McClelland weaves a narrative that is part investigative journalism, part popular history, and part memoir of a Midwestern, twenty-something girl living with refugee activists on the Burma-Thailand border. Driven by the community McClelland is illegally aiding—a small group of brave young men and women— For Us Surrender Is Out of the Question is an urgent and fascinating look at a weary conflict, told by a bright, new voice. “Alternately poignant and raucous, angry and heartbreaking . . . McClelland’s reporting is very much from-the-ground-up, far livelier than we will ever get from the average foreign correspondent.” —Adam Hochschild, New York Times–bestselling author “Any reporting on the notoriously under-documented Burmese war is critical reading; a page-turner like this one is not to be missed.” —San Francisco Magazine “Gritty, informed, passionate . . . McClelland’s gonzo sensibility, big heart, and keen eye for weird details bring this tale of inhuman cruelty and human resilience vividly alive.” —Gary Kamiya, cofounder of Salon

The Body Keeps the Score

The Body Keeps the Score
Title The Body Keeps the Score PDF eBook
Author Bessel A. Van der Kolk
Publisher Penguin Books
Pages 466
Release 2015-09-08
Genre Medical
ISBN 0143127748

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Originally published by Viking Penguin, 2014.

Women Who Love Too Much

Women Who Love Too Much
Title Women Who Love Too Much PDF eBook
Author Robin Norwood
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Pages 355
Release 2008-04-08
Genre Self-Help
ISBN 1416550216

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Discusses "loving too much" as a pattern of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors which certain women develop as a reponse to various problems in their family backgrounds.

Intimate Deception

Intimate Deception
Title Intimate Deception PDF eBook
Author Dr. Sheri Keffer
Publisher Baker Books
Pages 336
Release 2018-03-20
Genre Religion
ISBN 1493412639

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Nothing destroys trust like sexual betrayal. Beyond broken vows, a woman who discovers that the man she loves has been viewing pornography or having an affair must deal with devastating blows to her self-image and self-worth. She must grapple with the fact that the man she thought she knew has lied and deceived her. She may even bear the brunt of shame and judgment when the people around her find out. Drawing from her experience both as a marriage and family therapist and a woman who personally experienced the devastation of sexual betrayal, Dr. Sheri Keffer walks women impacted by betrayal through the pain and toward recovery. She explains how the trauma of betrayal affects our minds, bodies, spirits, and sexuality. She offers practical tools for dealing with emotional triggers and helps women understand the realities of sexual addiction. And she shows women how to practice self-care, develop healthy boundaries, protect themselves from abuse or manipulation, and find freedom from the burden of shame and guilt.

Deep Down Dark

Deep Down Dark
Title Deep Down Dark PDF eBook
Author Héctor Tobar
Publisher
Pages 0
Release 2015
Genre Copper miners
ISBN 9781473635104

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August 2010: the San Jose mine in Chile collapses trapping 33 men half a mile underground for 69 days. Faced with the possibility of starvation and even death, the miners make a pact: if they survive, they will only share their story collectively, as 'the 33'. 1 billion people watch the international rescue mission. Somehow, all 33 men make it out alive, in one of the most daring and dramatic rescue efforts even seen.

The One Month Boyfriend

The One Month Boyfriend
Title The One Month Boyfriend PDF eBook
Author Roxie Noir
Publisher Clever Capybara Press
Pages 423
Release 2022-05-24
Genre Fiction
ISBN

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Fake dating my sworn enemy to make my ex so jealous he can't see straight? Worth it. Silas and I agree on one thing, and one thing only: my ruthless, heartless, narcissistic jerk of an ex-fiance needs to be taken down a notch. So we do what anyone would do: we pretend to be a couple. Even though Silas and I are polar opposites. Silas is a loud, cheerful, over the top showboat. He’s his hometown’s golden boy, the Marine who came back to rescue kittens from trees and walk old ladies across the street. And me? I'm the awkward new girl who freezes up around strangers and can’t make small talk to save my life. It shouldn’t work. We can barely have a conversation without arguing. There's no way we should be friends, let alone dating, except... Everyone believes it. Especially my ex. Now I'm having way too many real fantasies about the man who gets on my last nerve. My fake boyfriend is starting to feel a whole lot like a real one. The kisses feel real. The way he protects me feels real. The night we spend together in a hotel bed feels very real. This was supposed to be fake, but I think I might have fooled myself most of all. The One Month Boyfriend is the first book in the Wildwood Society series, and can be read as a total standalone. It's for fans of high heat enemies-to-lovers romantic comedies, and features two enemies who fake date for revenge, a quirky, charming small town, a former military cinnamon roll hero, a grumpy heroine who's charmed despite herself, anxiety and PTSD representation, and plenty of steamy scene. Of course, there's an HEA. This series is for fans of Kathyrn Nolan, Elizabeth O'Roark, Kate Canterbary, and Melanie Harlow.