Love is Bupkis




Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 3/18/2008

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 100
ISBN : 9781425142612

About the Book

For many years I have helped couples and individual people in long term relationships. During the last 50 years or so, the word LOVE has been bandied about: lost love, unrequited love, unhappy love, "may be" love, etc, etc.

Every one of my clients that were seen in my office, used the word "love" or synonyms of it, or other similar phrases, which means different things to different people. And many times, some people did not understand what they were saying at all.

This book will attempt to find out what or where is love. The idea of the word "love" goes back many eons to the beginnings of time, starting with Adam and Eve (don't eat the apple).

The confusion in the meaning of the word "Bupkis" means less than nothing or zero. There are thousands of ways of dissecting the meaning, which contribute to the confusion. The word is borrowed from the Yiddish dialect. For example: "I got Bupkis for my bonus". The word also might mean "beans", which is minimal, i.e. nada, nil, zero, or zilch. The word "Bupkis" did not become common in non Jewish writings until the late 1960's. The word is most common today. A Dick Van Dyke TV sit-com was based on the word "Bupkis".

This author wishes to help you understand what love or caring means to the individual person reading this book.

I wish you all a rewarding journey.

Lenore Taubman Ph.D.

About the Author

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Education: Queens College, N.Y.
  • Master of Science in Guidance Counseling: Hofstra University, N.Y.
  • Licensed supervisor: in Marriage and Family Therapy, Hofstra University ,N.Y.
  • Supervisor (Guidance) of Floral Park Elementary School district: Nassau County, N.Y.
  • Supervised Clinical Internship (2000 hours of counseling): Mercy Hospital, Rockville Centre N.Y.
  • Inducted: American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy Organization
  • PHD from University of South Carolina, Columbia 1980 (Dissertation on Marriage and Family Therapy)
  • Vice President of the Long Island N.Y. chapter of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy .
  • Private Practice
  • Adjunct professor of Relationships, Nassau College N.Y.