By Barbara Hambly
The hot 'Benjamin January' novel from the best-selling writer - New Orleans, 1836. while unfastened black musician and physician Benjamin January attends the funeral of a pal, an twist of fate counsel the useless guy out of his coffin - merely to bare an unforeseen inhabitant. only one individual recognises the corpse of the white guy: Hannibal Sefton, fiddle-player and one in all January's closest neighbors. yet he turns out unwilling to speak about his connection to the lifeless guy . . .
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Antes que la hora llegue, debes pasar tus genes. 251 días. El curso lógico de acción es determinar la forma más efectiva para sobrevivir y reproducirse, y practicar esto hasta que se convierta en una respuesta mecánica. y Las Artes Marciales consisten en unas rutinas practicadas que, una vez internalizadas, mejoran tus oportunidades de supervivencia. Las Artes Venusianas consisten en una serie de rutinas practicadas que, una vez internalizadas, mejoran tus oportunidades de reproducción. y La Homeostasis Social Dinámica es el equilibrio entre el deseo de protegernos nosotros mismos de los otros y el deseo de alinearnos con otros.
Una vez exista atracción, probablemente busque confort contigo. Esto debería ser interpretado como el Indicador De Interés (IDI) que es.
Frecuentemente, la solución a esto es evitar entrar en un forcejeo emocional en una interacción en la que no se siente segura, o donde el hombre que está jugando con ella no parece tener suficiente VSR (valor de supervivencia y replicación). Cuando esto ocurre, parece no-receptiva. Así que, si puedes introducir a una mujer en un nivel emocional, incluso si se trata de una emoción “mala” como la frustración o los celos, es preferible a que permanezca no-receptiva. Por otra parte, en lugar de intentar darle sólo emociones “buenas” o de evitar las “malas”, estimúlala con un rango de emociones tales como la curiosidad, fascinación, sentimiento de pérdida, conexión, indignación, validación/novalidación, humor, vergüenza, felicidad, tristeza, etc.