(PRWEB) December 08, 2011
Early Marilyn Monroe photos are selling for more than $300,000 (http://wapo.st/vUoEzY) which begs the question: What is so captivating about this icon that Americans are still enamored decades after her death? A new movie, My Week With Marilyn, starring Michelle Williams, also reveals that the star's life continues to be researched and admired. Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil suggests that people still identify with her vulnerability, glamour, beauty and seduction. "Yes, she's an icon," says Dr. Bonnie, "But she also made a name for herself by standing up to movie studios at the time who wanted to only bill her as a sex symbol. She demanded to have her needs met, that people see her as a person not just as a sex symbol."
It's this struggle to be seen for who she is, suggest Dr. Bonnie, that continues to enamor women especially. "Many women can identify with this struggle," she explains. "They want to feel attracted and adored, yes, but perhaps more than that they want to be loved for who they are as a person."
Dr. Bonnie encourages Marilyn's fans to honor her memory by recognizing the ways in which they may still fall into the traps she was fighting against. Dr. Bonnie points out: "People may take loved ones at 'surface value.'" Instead of being content to view people this way, find out how these loved ones need to be loved! What do they need to be seen and to feel valuable? In Marilyn, many people still see a sex symbol but she also stood for more than that - something that women and people today are still trying to stand for.
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Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil's best-selling book, Adultery the Forgivable Sin is being re-released under a new distributor and making its appearance available in eBook format and via print on demand, available on Amazon (available on Amazon (http://www.amazon.com/Adultery-Forgivable-Bonnie-Eaker-Weil/dp/1587768151/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1321019076&sr=8-1). Adultery the Forgivable Sin was also made into a Lifetime Original Movie starring Kate Jackson.
Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil, PhD, is also author of the 2010 New York Times Reader’s Choice Award-winning book Make Up Don’t Break Up with accompanying DVD Falling in Love and Staying In Love. Dr. Bonnie counsels couples and singles considering breaking up, people who have committed adultery, and couples who want to strengthen their relationships damaged by resentment or unresolved anger, teaching people to “fight” to increase passion, bring back magic and restore the sizzle. Dr. Bonnie teaches Smart Heart Dialogue along with communication and connection tools, and counsel’s families and children.
Named the Best Local Therapist by the US Commerce Association and known as “The Adultery Buster” and the “No. 1 Love Expert,” she is the best-selling author of other books like Finding and Keeping Love for Singles and Couples (Revised edition Feb 2010, including DVD How to Fall in Love and Stay in Love for Singles and Couples), Can We Cure and Forgive Adultery?, How Not to (S)mother Your Man and Keep a Woman Happy, and Financial Infidelity.
Dr. Bonnie is presently featured on a Discovery Health/Oprah Winfrey Network documentary titled "Unfaithful" and A&E on addictions. ABC’s Good Morning America, a three-day series on NBC’s The Today Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show five times, a four day series on Fox TV regarding dating. She appears frequently on ABC, Fox, CBS and NBC News, The View, 20/20, and CNN. Visit Dr. Bonnie at http://www.DoctorBonnie.com.
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