What is a Sticky Girl?
Sticky Girl n. a female with a pattern of attaching herself to partners who may not have her best interests at heart
A Sticky Girl feels that she cannot unstick from certain partners, even when she realizes that the relationship is dysfunctional. Sticky Girls do not always experience physical abuse, but many do. Most do report emotional and mental abuse. A Sticky Girl often feels obsessive or out of control in the relationship, which causes her to act in an irrational manner. Despite periods of calm, there is much conflict, drama, and agitation in her intimate relationships.
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Why would a woman stick to a man?
Relying on a partner for emotional, spiritual, or financial support is not new. It has served its purpose since the beginning of mankind. Some people feel more comfortable in the role of giver, while others feel more comfortable in the role of receiver. It is when the balance in the relationship tips and one party is demeaned, abused, or mistreated that the relationship needs intervention.
Despite the great strides women have made throughout history, many women still stick to a partner. to the point that they do not truly live their own lives, and put their partner first. There are many root causes for this behavior: These include:
Poor role models
Chemical or alcohol abuse
Destructive behaviors that skew judgement
Poor relationship skills
Unresolved childhood issues
The author of Sticky Girls-Why Women Stay In Bad Relationships, May Woodworth, believes that the process of unsticking from toxic partners starts and ends with the Sticky Girl herself.
"By taking control of her own behavior, the Sticky Girl gains control of her entire life. Blaming partners does nothing to change her situation. Partners come and go. She has only herself when all is said and done.She needs to discover why she does what she doe, and learn from past partners, in order to make better choices in the future," May Woodworth
Why read the Sticky Girls series?
The first volume of the Sticky Girl series delves into why a women feels the need to stick so tightly;
The second volume explores the steps one can take to unstick from negative behavior patterns and partners.
The third volume embraces the concept of becoming a Free Woman (as opposed to Sticky Girl).
About Sticky Girls (Volume 1) Why Women Stay in Bad Relationships
Keep attracting the wrong type of guy? Do you stay invested in toxic relationships well past their expiration date? Have you ever been on the receiving end of relationship abuse? Do you have a relationship pattern that you would like to change? Are you ready to explore why you behave the way you do? Sticky Girls—Why Women Stay in Bad Relationships, is for you.
Not only are toxic partners dangerous physically, they can damage your self –esteem and affect decision making. You focus on surviving each day instead of thriving.
After a lifetime working for women and families, May Woodworth explores why some women attach themselves to toxic partners, and why they have difficulty unsticking from them.
In her debut non-fiction, Sticky Girls—Why Women Stay in Bad Relationships, May approaches dependent relationships in a compassionate manner, giving guidance, and offering solutions to woman who feel stuck.
Getting unstuck is not impossible. With the right tools, you can make it happen.
“Sticky Girls: Why Women Stay in Bad Relationships is packed to the brim with tools, references, quotes and even a quiz to help women take control of their lives…highly recommend.” 5 stars
--eBook Review Gal
“This book is an amazing tool. Sticky Girls delivers an awakening punch!”
“Unstick. Be free. It is a matter of taking control of our lives, and gaining inner peace…”
--Authors and Experts
Where to buy the ebook & Paperback
Barnes & Noble http://www1.barnesandnoble.com/w/sticky-girls-may-woodworth/1121221675?ean=2940150127562
Apple ibooks https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/sticky-girls/id967339126?mt=11