Author, Liana Laverentz groundbreaking book, PMDD and Relationships, explains that PMDD doesn’t do normal, but every woman who lives the monthly nightmare that is Pre-Menstrual Dysphoric Disorder deserves to have strong, true, and lasting relationships, just like her non-PMDD- enduring friends. Based on the most-read posts in the blog Living on a Prayer, Living with PMDD, this book is for people in difficult relationships and focuses on how to deal with a loved one’s PMDD.
Written with chapters for both the woman trying to cope with her PMDD, and her partner, PMDD, and Relationships fills a need for understanding and hope. Understanding of this often debilitating disorder that affects 3 – 8% of menstruating women, and hope for a normal life with friends and family.
Topics include how to develop a network of support and encouragement, and how to enjoy deep and abiding relationships in the midst of hormonal chaos. You are not alone, and there is no reason for you to stay alone unless you choose to. Even then, PMDD and Relationships can help you to deal with your PMDD and the world around you in a way that brings renewed joy into the life you were meant to live.