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Sat, Nov 05


Sankofa Video & Books

Let's Talk Love with Dr. Shane!

We're chatting with Black Psychologist and Marriage & Family Therapist about finding and sustaining healthy relationships in the Black community.

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Let's Talk Love with Dr. Shane!
Let's Talk Love with Dr. Shane!

Time & Location

Nov 05, 2022, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Sankofa Video & Books, 2714 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA


About The Event

About the Book:

The Black MANual: Less Drama, More Love -- a Single Woman's Guide to Choosing Mr. Right

When you are an African-American woman, the rules are different. You face a starkly disparate reality than your non-black counterparts. Here are the startling facts: • You are three times more likely to never marry. Almost twice as likely to divorce, if you do. • And significantly more likely to earn the lion’s share of your household’s income. Whether you are single, divorced or widowed — Dr. Shane Perrault, Ph.D., has learned firsthand that “It is never too late to live happily ever after.” Throughout his work as a marital psychologist, he has found one of the key factors in relationship or marital success is choosing the right partner. In this book, you will discover: * Common mistakes smart women make when choosing for Mr. Right — and How to Avoid them. * Three stages of healing from infidelity. * Why is it so hard to date someone with kids? * When Mr. Rights circumstances make him Mr. Wrong: 13 ways to distinguish game changers from deal breakers You’ve found Mr. Right, now what? Date, move in, move on, or marriag

About the Author: 

Since founding African American Marriage Counseling in 2003, over 2,000 couples have sat down on his black-tufted couch to fight for their relationships, marriages, and families. Dr. Shane rolled up his sleeves and got in the trenches with them to help them begin to develop the skills needed to hear (and be heard by) each other and to turn toward (instead of on) each other in times of conflict.  These breakthroughs empowered couples to make peace with the past and move past the pain.

Throughout these experiences, countless couples have discovered, “it’s never too late to live happily ever after.”

A highly sought-after speaker and tv guest who’s frequently invited back, Dr. Shane successfully blends humor, insight, empathy and “ah-ha” moments in a way that entertains and engages audiences. He earned his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from The Ohio State University, and completed his undergraduate studies at Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA.


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