Small Fingernails

Even Less Love

by J Peters


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Softcover
$13.99
Hardcover
$23.99
E-Book
$3.99
Softcover
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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 5/30/2019

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 112
ISBN : 9781728313177
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 112
ISBN : 9781728313153
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 112
ISBN : 9781728313160

About the Book

Sometimes, love finds us; other times, love is a trauma that hurls itself into the very fabric of our lives. My experiences at New England University explain how traumatic events and life’s unfortunate turns can become amplified and overshadow our understanding of how love and friendship should contribute to our lives. The sages say love can blind us; however, sometimes, that love transforms our lives into radically altered states--states in which we must learn how to cope for the relationship to survive and thrive. These altered states are often difficult to manage without help from friends and family. If left to our own devices, without these critical supports, the very creative energy that once nurtured our passion has the potential to destroy the very foundation of our love and caring that was once manifest. Small Fingernails chronicles my life as a student at college in Freedomtown and in love. It evaluates the impact of toxic relationships on our well-being and our capacity to pursue friendship. Through transgressions, fear, loss, grief, and misfortune, even my profound love could endure. Ultimately, my ethics and belief in what is right collapsed on its head. Love needs to be free and rid of all elements that can destroy its beauty. This book signals the need to reevaluate our closest and most personal spaces, friends, and family members. The complications that interfere with our pursuit of happiness will one day be more easily overcome by people who follow their hearts and seek only the best for those they care about the most.


About the Author

J. Peters is the owner of a private mental health practice. He is the author of the book University on Watch: Crisis in the Academy. Mr. Peters is also a Mental Health Correspondent, where he regularly writes articles relating to his lived experience of schizophrenia. Mr. Peters earned a master’s degree in Social Work he is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).