Leslie Jamison's visceral and revealing essays ask essential questions about our basic understanding of others: How should we care about each other? How can we feel another's pain, especially when pain can be assumed, distorted, or performed? Is empathy a tool by which to test or even grade each other? By confronting pain, real and imagined, her own and others, Jamison uncovers a personal and cultural urgency to feel.
Suggests that friendship, treated as a priority, is the cure for the modern epidemic of loneliness and isolation, and explores the meaning of friendship, what it requires, how in enriches life, how it contributes to self, and how to get the most from it.
Grounded in the Buddhist teachings of awareness, acceptance, and mindfulness, this book provides us with seven actionable strategies to make friends with ourselves and others. Draws on Johnson's experience as a biracial woman and her work in anti-bias education to guide us through forming relationships that bridge differences in race, gender, sexual orientation, faith, physical ability, and more.
An in-depth look at the realities of relationships and sexual intimacy. Offers candid advice, real-life scenarios, and helpful strategies to revolutionize your approach to relationships while adding romance and building respect for all partners.
Discover how to successfully and efficiently calm an angry person or diffuse a volatile situation in ninety seconds or less with this proven and accessible peacekeeping method by self-described "lawyer turned peacemaker" Douglas E. Noll.
Explaining and illustrating the rules of friendship at various stages of life, the authors reveal what it takes to be a good friend, how to identify bad friends, and how to move forward when friendships turn sour.
Guiding you in cultivating the ability to say what you really want to say in all areas of life from dating and relationships to parenting and the workplace, this book is the ultimate resource for anyone who longs to consistently say the right thing at the right time.
From the US Department of Health and Human Services, this website offers resources on many types of healthy relationships and related topics, including friendships, dating, bullying, LGBTQ, and violence prevention.
RAINN is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline and carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.