Welcome readers of Online Dating for Sensitive Women! I hope you are enjoying the book. Here are some of my favorite resources and trusted experts for learning more about the topics covered in the book.
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Five Love Languages Quiz from Gary Chapman – a helpful guide for learning what makes you feel loved. If you want to dive deeper, his book “The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts” is helpful.
Terri Cole – Terri is a master in boundaries. She has tons of helpful videos that help with self-love, codependency, and setting boundaries. Her meditations (YouTube) are also very soothing. I bought, (but haven’t yet read) her book, “Boundary Boss” which I am sure is wonderful.
Narcissism / Codependency Support
Melody Beattie – Melodie is one of the first to uncover the challenges of codependency. Her books are incredibly supportive. My favorite is “The Language of Letting Go: Daily Meditations for Codependents“. It helped me greatly during my divorce.
Lisa A. Romano (YouTube Channel) – Lisa offers supportive, informative videos on recovering from codependency and dealing with narcissists.
Dr. Ramani (YouTube Channel) – Dr. Ramani’s videos are incredibly insightful regarding the many nuances of narcissism.
Meredith Miller – Inner Integration (YouTube Channel) – Meredith discusses the trauma that occurs after toxic relationships with helpful insight.
Michelle Farris, LMT (YouTube Channel) – Michelle provides compassionate codependency support.
Danielle Ingenito – Turning Pain into Power (Facebook Page) – Danielle has been through narcissistic abuse and focuses on energy healing as a powerful recovery tool.
Empath & HSP Support
Judith Orloff, M.D. – Dr. Orloff is one of the leading experts in empath support. An empath herself, she offers a wealth of knowledge which she shares in books and webinars.
Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) – the site of Elaine N. Aron, Ph.D. who originated the concept of HSP. There is a test that will help you determine if you might be highly sensitive.
The AstroTwins – Ophi and Tali offer the most accurate readings! I have been buying their annual astrology guide for years and reading their free weekly horoscopes. They predicted when I would buy my house, when I would meet my partner, and even that I would write this book!
Stephanie Gailing – Stephanie sends helpful monthly updates via her mailing list.
Astrograph – A comprehensive site from astrologer, Henry Seltzer. He is extremely knowledgeable. The site includes a free app that provides very detailed information.
Cafe Astrology – This is a great, basic site where you can access your natal chart and compatibility (synastry) reports.
Compatible Astrology – This site gives some general compatibility information for all of the signs. AstroTwins (see above) also include compatibility information on their site.
16 Personalities.com – My favorite source for personality information. I have found it to be very accurate.
Personality Lab – This site has a few different tests. I have only taken the “Big Five Test”.
High Five Test – Offers a basic free report with information that felt accurate for me.
Attachment Style Test
Attached Quiz – A basic attachment style quiz. There are others available online, but many tend to classify the types slightly differently.
Health & Wellness
Essential Oils – Basic information on the most popular essential oils.
Homeopathy Resources – An introduction to homeopathy and the most helpful resources.
HeartMath Institute – The experts in heart energy. Find free educational materials, resources, and more.
Emei Qigong – I started practicing this powerful energy healing practice in 2010. Using the wisdom of Chinese Medicine, it incorporates movement, healing sounds, mantra, and meditative practices to strengthen and align the energy in the body. I highly recommend my teacher, Pat Bolger. You can learn more through her website: www.emeiqigongchan.com
Insight Timer App – A comprehensive resource for free meditations and classes on self-love and personal empowerment.
Suggested Books & Oracle Cards
“Seeking Within Oracle Cards,” Written by Paula Bush, Artwork by Lorie Baker. Available for purchase at: www.etsy.com/shop/SacredSpaceMalas
“It’s Not Your Money” by Tosha Silver
“Dodging Energy Vampires” by Christiane Northrup, MD
“Medicine Cards” by Jamie Sams & David Carson
Porn Addiction Resources
CultureReframed.com – A nonprofit that educates about the dangers of porn with a focus on protecting children and women.
Porn Addiction: The Causes, Signs, & Self-Help Strategies – A comprehensive video covering the issue from MedCircle.
“Your Body Language May Shape Who You Are” – 2012 TED Talk from Amy Cuddy Ph.D.
10 Facts about Americans and Online Dating (Pew Research)
NOTE: Some of the links are affiliate links, meaning I may get a small compensation for purchases. I only recommend products that I have personally used and love.