Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places: Overcoming Romantic and Sexual Addictions by Jed DiamondJed is Director of the MenAlive, a health program that helps men live long and well. Since its inception, Jed has been on the Board of Advisors of the Men’s Health Network. He is also a member of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male and serves as a member of the International Scientific Board of the World Congress on Men’s Health.
Diamond has been a licensed psychotherapist for over 40 years and is the author of seven books including the international best-selling Male Menopause ... His PhD study on gender and depression developed vital new information for treating depression in men.
He lives with his wife, Carlin, on Shimmins Ridge, above Bloody Run Creek, in Northern California. They are proud parents of five grown children and eleven grandchildren.
4 Signs You’re Looking For Love In All The Wrong Places & Need To Make A Change
Before you take an action, there is a reason for you in taking that action. And the reason for the action is what's going to show up in your life on the other end. Your actions, and the reasons behind the actions, are filled with rich information about your underlying motives. Getting curious about where you are coming from inside is often far more revealing and liberating to observe rather than focus on the the thing you are doing that you may not like. Your behaviors reveal what you really believe, which points you in the direction of how you really feel. This often contradicts what you think you should feel, based on all of your personal growth work, which may be mental, idealistic and out of reach at times. Until you learn to face your own shadows, you will continue to see them in others, because the world outside you is only a reflection of the world inside you
You're ready to be in a serious relationship, but you just haven't had very much luck meeting people lately. The fact of the matter is, it could be that you're looking for love in all the wrong places. Even if it feels like you're doing everything right, there might be things that you're not thinking about. For example, you might be going out regularly with your friends, but that doesn't mean that you're going to places where you've actually got a good chance at meeting someone great who's looking for the same things in a relationship that you are. I reached out to Stef Safran, matchmaker and dating expert at Stef in the City, to get the scoop on what you really need to know about looking for love and where to find it. The fact of the matter is, meeting someone you're attracted to and who would be a great partner for you requires planning, effort, and a willingness to try new things. And not only that, but some of the places you think might be great places to meet people aren't exactly the places you should be going.
The character indulges in an endless series of one-night stands and impulsive sexual encounters. Consciously or unconsciously they use such promiscuous behavior as a substitute for a lack of parental love and affection either actual or perceived. Looking For Love In All The Wrong Places differs from The Casanova in that the Casanova is a predator indulging his desires and sating himself with his conquests while Looking For Love is desperately searching for someone who respects and cares for them. This does not mean that Looking For Love is necessarily clingy or "wimpy"; they can appear to be as aggressive and self-centered as The Casanova , and the two can easily overlap. A variation on this trope is the unlucky variation of Single Woman Seeks Good Man ; the character nearly always a woman who is permanently on the lookout for Mr. Whilst she might settle for Mr. Right Now if things are particularly bleak on that front, she'll go into every relationship convinced that "this is The One!