F*ck Feelings

F*ck Feelings

One Shrink's Practical Advice for Managing All Life's Impossible Problems

Book - 2015
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"The only self-help book you'll ever need, from a psychiatrist who will help you put aside your unrealistic wishes, stop trying to change things you can't change, and do the best with what you can control--the first steps to solving all of life's impossible problems"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2015
Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781476789996
1476789991
Branch Call Number: 158 B4396F 2015
Characteristics: xi, 370 pages ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Bennet, Sarah - Author
Alternative Title: Fuck feelings

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RoseFlorence
Mar 29, 2017

It's refreshing. Yeah, gratuitous profanity, but, as reported in the New York Times, people are swearing more since our rabidly partisan presidential election anyway-- including me. What I like are the practical battle plans for dealing with those f*cking feelings. Carrying out a plan could be done in collaboration with a therapist.

blessings100 Jun 24, 2016

This book is pretty much about accepting who you are weaknesses and strength. Agreeing that life does stink at times and you can not change or help others. You can only take control over how you choose to deal with certain problems. Good and funny read.

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mparsons333
Jan 08, 2016

meh. Not that good

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aliciamarie
Dec 19, 2015

I mean, really, the title says it all. I listened to the audio version of Michael Bennett, M.D. & Sarah Bennett's book F*ck Feelings and while it was funny, down to earth and entertaining, I don't think anyone should take this too seriously as a self help book.
I am not sure I have a ton to say about this book. It kept me entertained, had lots of potty-mouthed humor, and was a no-nonsense guide to solving "problems" in your life. I will warn readers- if you are thinking of reading this as a serious self-help book, just don't. Sure it's written my a doctor, but adding in his daughter who is a comedic writer just makes this a long SNL sketch.
The entire book can pretty much be summed up like this: Life sucks. Not everything can be fair and equal. Some things you just can't change. You can't control everything. Learn to live with problems and issues that can't be changed. Of course, the humor of how all this is said is hilarious when you add constant cuss words.
This book was amusing but repetitive. After the first couple chapters you can pretty much get the gist of what they are trying to tell the reader. It could have been a lot shorter, and if not for the comedy aspect I would have stopped reading a quarter of the way through.
A 3 star read for me. Mainly because of the title and all the crude humor and profanity.

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