Encouraging yet forthright, The Catholic Guide to Dating After Divorce offers sound advice to anyone who has experienced the deflating effects of divorce, but is not ready to give up on love. Affirming the universal need for intimacy, relationship expert Lisa Duffy shows that faith can be a catalyst for healthy relationships, helping to identify and uproot emotionally harmful habits and boosting authenticity and confidence. Duffy identifies five essential characteristics of spiritually healthy peoplebeing available, affectionate, communicative, faithful, and magnanimousand shows how cultivating these qualities can bring out the best, most confident, and most attractive version of anyone.
Quizzes, journaling questions, and action steps will help the reader grow in these areas. The book concludes with an appendix on resources for those who need help working through an annulment or who are in need of other post-divorce resources.
|Publisher:||Ave Maria Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)|
Table of Contents
Foreword Father Jonathan Morris xi
Chapter 1 Getting Ready to Love 1
Chapter 2 Being Available 35
Chapter 3 Being Affectionate 61
Chapter 4 Being a Communicator 83
Chapter 5 Being Faithful 107
Chapter 6 Being Magnanimous 133
Chapter 7 The Complete Package 147
Appendix 1 Catholic Resources to Answer Your Questions 165
Appendix 2 Good Reads 169