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The loneliness cure : six strategies for finding real connections in your life

Author: Kory Floyd
Publisher: Avon, Massachusetts : Adams Media, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Rediscover the benefits of a real-life social network!Although today's technology allows you to communicate with people all over the globe, it can also leave you feeling disconnected and unhappy in the real world. The Loneliness Cure helps you rediscover the power of socializing in person and finally find the affection you've been longing for. Written by communication expert Kory Floyd, PhD, this valuable guide
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kory Floyd
ISBN: 9781440582097 1440582092
OCLC Number: 891618585
Description: 272 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: "Brother, can you spare a hug?" --
Why do people need social connection? Hungry for connection ; Why we love ; How affection helps --
How affection hungry are you? Affection and you ; Living in an affection famine ; The misguided paths we follow --
Six strategies to overcome loneliness. Strategy #1 : be open to receiving affection ; Strategy #2 : invite and model the type of relationship you seek ; Strategy #3 : recognize diversity in affection displays ; Strategy #4 : nurture a variety of affectionate relationships ; Strategy #5 : beware of toxic affection ; Strategy #6 : be optimistic but realistic --
The end of loneliness.
Responsibility: Kory Floyd.

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"Professor Floyd turns his academic research on affection into a self-help book for the lay reader. Kory...combines anecdotes, questions for the reader to reflect on, and explanations of the research Read more...

 
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