Welcome to The Timeshare—a graphic portrayal of a family’s journey through multiple personality disorder to healing.
The predominant personality, Sophie, is fading away while the alter personality stepping in may not be the best partner for Steve, who is Sophie’s husband and the narrator of our story.
The author treats multiplicity as a form of neurodiversity rather than a disability and therapy is seen as an avenue to learning to live with it rather than trying to eliminate it.
“I fell in love with the characters in The Timeshare and was immediately hooked.
If you’re looking for a compelling story of family and healing that reminds us that all of our inner selves deserve to be loved and celebrated, this is a great book for you.
” —Mim Chapman, PhD“The Timeshare was a revelation for me.
It was healing to to understand that I could trigger her desperation but not necessarily be the root cause.
The book is wonderfully enlightening and a fun thriller to read!” —Rick M“The Timeshare is a powerfully written page turner.
As a licensed counselor who has been working with clients for 40 years, I have never read a book that so beautifully demystifies what D.
The Timeshare is a testament to the strength, determination and resilience of the human spirit.
It has instantly become one of my favorites—a book that I believe will revolutionize the way people perceive and understand the warriors of spirit that many have misunderstood.
”—Brad Simkins, MA“The Timeshare is an important book that humanizes and compassionately deals with common issues that are rarely discussed.
This is a timely book for people living with differences as well as their partners and caregivers.
An enlightening story of unconditional love, a mystery, and a tale of nail-biting suspense.
I laughed with them, cried with them and found myself celebrating victories with them.
Once you start reading, you won’t want to put it down.
Through it, I have come to better understand my spouse–learning that she was coping with trauma that I had not been aware existed.
The Timeshare helped me better understand that I’m not alone in dealing with these issues and experiences, and it filled me with compassion by seeing things through her eyes.
You will find yourself lost in the rich and delicious story and in the wonderfuldepth of each character.
is and brings a wellspring of insight and understanding.
You will find yourself laughing, crying and gasping throughout the story.
By removing the stigma around mental illness, diversity in human sexuality and relationship orientation, the author helps us all confront and even heal from the belief that different is wrong.
The Timeshare will also be interesting and eye-opening for anyone who wants a deeper understanding of the multiple ways that the mind and love can be expressed.
Can Steve and Sophie find a traditional life and happiness in the shadow of mental illness and addiction? Or will they have to explore some unconventional options?The Timeshare is a novel written for people living with chronic mental health challenges and their partners – and for anyone interested in multiple personality disorder.
A fun and interesting read for book clubs and psychology groups, The Timeshare looks at unconventional solutions and seeks to destigmatize multiplicity and normalize the gender and relationship scales – and to entertain while doing that.
In a must-have guide, the author shows effective steps to developing, selling and closing Vacation Ownership sales presentation.
Designed as a comprehensive motivational book, these proven sales formulas can be used for selling Fractionals, Memberships, Quartershares, Clubs, Campsites, Vacation Homes and Timeshares.
Top resort sales trainer Rita Bruegger offers proven closing techniques, concrete direction to structure a new sales presentation, or improve your existing sales presentation, in an easy to read direct format.
Follow this program and never hear I have to think about it again!Vacation Ownership Sales TrainingThe One-on-One Successful Training Guide for the First Year of Timeshare Sales is the most useful and complete Vacation Ownership sales training guide today.
Whether you are selling fixed time, floating time, leased, deeded, every year, every other year, or right-to-use products, this book has placed a special emphasis on: example sales presentation verbiage trial closes overcoming common industry objections how objections are really negotiations urgency methods take-away techniques monitoring body language the power of third party stories selling to the personality styles 6 characteristics of what it takes to be the best working down the numbers handling follow-up and referrals.
Learn how to adapt to clients of the 21st century and use the internet, resales and the rescission period to your advantage.
If you sell Timeshare, you must read this book it will help you get more sales.
comThe Timeshare Coach was first published July 2007 & has proven to be the best selling Timeshare Sales Book for those that sell Timeshare.
This book covers your first thoughts of the day and how you can control your self talk.
The Timeshare Coach shows you how to maintain a positive attitude at work, no matter what challenges you have and the six simple steps to setting your goals and how to achieve them.
Now unchanged and published for the kindle, Thousands of experienced and new Sales Professional’s will be able to use the tips from this book to help them sell more, and earn more.
Are you the top Sales Professional on your sales line?Are you achieving your goals this year? If not, why not? How are you ensuring that you meet your goals and maintaining a positive attitude? The Timeshare Coach shows you how, if you change your thoughts, you will sell more Timeshare.
As a timeshare owner, you may have many questions as to what you really own.
The secrets of the timeshare industry are revealed in my book, The Truth About Timeshares.
With the uncertainties of what a timeshare contract really is, you have lingering puzzle pieces in your mind, and are trying to fit them together with inaccurate or misleading information.
The timeshare resale market is saturated with timeshares for sale, but there are simply no takers these days! Many timeshare owners are questioning the truth about their timeshare interval ownership, whether they own with Wyndham or Worldmark, or at a diamond resort.
Why is the timeshare resale market declining, yet maintenance fees are rising more than ever before? What is a special assessment?No matter what exchange companies they use; whether they exchange their week through RCI or Interval International, they are questioning why their interval exchange is so difficult.
Many timeshare owners ask, “What is a vacation club?”, “What is a timeshare contract, and what does it really entail?” After years of ownership with non-use, and several listing attempts with no results, many owners are asking “How to sell my timeshare?” or simply “How do I get out of my timeshare?” These are just a few questions among many, and all the answers are revealed in my book, The Truth About Timeshares!.
You’ve already got the timeshare, so make the most of it.
Learn advanced timeshare tactics that can let you multiply your vacations and minimize your costs.
Get expert tips, learn pitfalls to watch out for, and find in-depth analysis of timeshare issues.
Whether you’re a new owner or have years of experience, you’re certain to learn something new about timeshares!Timeshare owners deserve to get maximum enjoyment from the money they spend.
Owners deserve to get great vacations for the money they pay, and this book is chock full of tips and techniques that can help you get more from your timeshare ownership.
What you’ll find inside Find out how to get the greatest possible value from your timeshare, including methods that most owners aren’t even aware of.
Discover hidden ways to get extra weeks of vacation that are nearly free.
Cut through confusing jargon and complicated rules, with clear, detailed explanations.
Find out how to master the game, and make your timeshare work for you.
Does your timeshare live up to your hopes and expectations, or do you wish there was more you could do with it? Are exchanges working out as well as you hoped? Do you have trouble getting the vacations you want? Do you wish you got more bang for your buck?This book was written to help you, the timeshare owner, get the most possible value from your timeshare.