"True Love Waits: How a Hippie Peace Freak Became a Social Conservative": New Release from SBPRA Recounts One Woman’s Amazing Journey

Make love not war was the rallying cry of young people in the swinging sixties. But as Bob Dylan prophetically sang, 'The Times They Are A-Changin.’

(PRWEB) August 07, 2014

People also change as they grow up and mature. Author Joanna Chestnut tells her own story of how her views evolved in her intriguing book "True Love Waits: How a Hippie Peace Freak Became a Social Conservative". The wisdom gained by the author promotes saving sex for marriage, and after experiencing a courtship long enough to get to know your potential partner on all levels: intellectual, emotional, and spiritual. Her social conservatism is not based on religious teachings; rather, it is about achieving holistic intimacy before becoming physically intimate.

The book describes the author’s journey from the hippie days of free love to a conservative philosophy of waiting for marriage. Her transformation is a direct result of growing up in the 1950s and her teenage years in the late 1960s, as well as raising six children over the course of 40 years.

According to one Amazon reader: “Bravo to Joanna Chestnut for writing this thought-provoking, personal account of her experiences and conclusions! Once you read it, you’ll definitely be thinking about your own feelings on this provocative topic!” Another wrote: “It’s one woman’s journey to enlightenment that she lovingly passes on to her children and to us, with the hopes we can all understand and perhaps adopt her ideas while living in today’s world.”

Watch the video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FhnJQ1ujDn0    

True Love Waits: How a Hippie Peace Freak Became a Social Conservative (ISBN: 978-1-48363-015-1) is now available for $15.99 and can be ordered through the publisher’s website:
http://www.xlibris.com or at http://www.amazon.com/True-Love-Waits-Hippie-Conservative/dp/1483630153/ref=sr_1_1_title_1_pap?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1397242666&sr=1-1&keywords=joanna+chestnut+true+love+waits.

About the Author: Joanna C. Chestnut was born and raised in a small town in New Jersey during the 1950s and ‘60s. She raised six children, five of whom are adopted. She earned a bachelor's degree from Jacksonville University in Florida and a master’s in nonprofit administration from Greenwich University. From 1981 to 1991, the author worked for an environmental law firm, Sierra Legal Defense Fund (now called Earthjustice). She then worked in a human services agency providing oversight for a drug and alcohol program for women and infants. In 1998, she became a grant writer and for over 10 years helped fund nonprofit organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area. She and her husband and four of their children relocated to the Seattle area in 2008. After she and her husband of 26 years divorced in 2012, the author now lives outside of Seattle with her two youngest children, ages 19 and 21.


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