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"Three thousand years ago, my Greek ancestors tried to identify the forces playing themselves out in human nature and created the eight gods and seven goddesses of Olympus," begins Stassinopoulos in this follow-up to her Conversations with the Goddesses. Here she sketches seven human personality types based on the traits of the famous ladies of OlympusAphrodite, Artemis, Athena, Demeter, Hera, Hestia and Persephone. To help readers discover which goddess they most embody, Stassinopoulos offers a 12-question quiz that could have come straight from the pages of Cosmo; theres a similar quiz designed to help them figure out which god their man most resembles. A Demeter woman, Stassinopoulos writes, "knows mothering as the most honorable occupation for a woman" and would pair well with a Poseidon man, while a Hestia lady is "centered and a great listener," but might need to be drawn out of her shell by a Hermes man. A native of Greece (and, incidentally, the sister of political commentator Arianna Huffington), Stassinopoulos capably relates the deities lives to that of contemporary women. But finding an absolute match among the broadly drawn goddesses is difficult and only cursorily addressed. Stassinopouloss prose can be both hackneyed and awkward, but her examples of real life couples (e.g. "Elaine and Mike: Opening the Channels of Communication") ground the books flights of poetic and mythic fancy.
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Deepak Chopra author of Spontaneous Fulfillment of Desire The Humanness of Mars and Venus is brought to life by this insightful guide....Stassinopoulos helps men and women gain value as they claim the power of the archetypes in themselves so they can enjoy deeper and more meaningful relationships.
Marianne Williamson author of Everyday Grace Agapi Stassinopoulos brings the Greek goddesses alive. She helps them speak from deep within the heart of the universe, telling us what we need to know to be the women we want to be, attracting the relationships we want to have.
I didn,t like it, to me it's too new age. I preferred the book by Jean Shinoda Bolen Goddesses in every woman or The gods of greece by Arianna Huffington which is beautifully... Read morePublished on February 25, 2013 by Constance
Gods and Goddesses in Love is a very informative book if you want to know all about your personality. I found out a lot about myself and personality, along with past relationships. Read morePublished on March 13, 2012 by dept77