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5 out of 5 stars
By Jolene Monheim on 10-04-15

Worth a listen!

As a person married to an avoidant I learned a great deal. Especially, that there is hope. I always wondered what was wrong, why my husband didn't take my needs into consideration, and thought that I was the problem... I'm an anxious avoidant. This book gave me a lot of information and my husband is listening to it too and finds it beneficial. We are practicing kindness and empathy!

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10 of 10 people found this review helpful

2 out of 5 stars
By Veruka on 01-06-17

Stop while you are behind

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

I think books like these may be more harmful than good. I was like aha I have figured out the mystery to relationships and realized we are all doomed. Far too black and white and not true some of us avoid and some of us cling but that does not mean either party is wrong. Don't demonize your spouse instead look in the mirror, pull your own planks.

Would you listen to another book narrated by Joe Farinacci?

Greal narration and for that reason I took it far too seriously.

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Avoidant?

Nothing great book.

Any additional comments?

Yes I think there is hope for most every relationship. I think we are all a little narcissistic. I also believe if we gave a little more than we received we would be loved a little more every day. Relationships are investments, treat yourself like your new car or your brand new house , cherish your relationship. On that note read the book Cherish.

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6 of 6 people found this review helpful

4 out of 5 stars
By 509Cougs on 01-05-17

Author Holds No Quarter

There's no sugar coating here. Be prepared to take a good look at your ugly self.

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4 of 4 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By KStarr on 16-04-16

One step closer to better you

I strongly suggest this book for anyone that is struggling to find understanding and clarity in an otherwise confusing and/or frustrating relationship ... especially one that seems to be conflicting, hypocritical and misleading.

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4 of 4 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By b2995 on 30-08-17

Don't Even Think About Dating an Avoidant!

Save yourself some heartache. Learn how to spot these individuals and steer clear of them. This book helped me understand that it's really NOT me.

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6 of 7 people found this review helpful

3 out of 5 stars
By TravelnFam on 26-12-17

Helpful, but could be more so

This was a good book to listen to, particularly after determining the attachment styles for myself and of the important people in my life. I did not think the narrator was very engaging, but it wasn't too bad. This book seems to be one that might be better in print, but I got along fine with the audio version. Though the information was helpful, I did get the impression that the author is a bit too judgmental and critical of avoidants, even though my purpose for going through this book was to determine next steps with the avoidant(s) in my life. I do recommend it, but maybe not enthusiastically.

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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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