Encouraging yet forthright, The Catholic Guide to Dating After Divorce offers sound advice to anyone who has experienced the deflating effects of divorce, but is not ready to give up on love. Affirming the universal need for intimacy, relationship expert Lisa Duffy shows that faith can be a catalyst for healthy relationships, helping to identify and uproot emotionally harmful habits and boosting authenticity and confidence. Duffy identifies five essential characteristics of spiritually healthy peoplebeing available, affectionate, communicative, faithful, and magnanimousand shows how cultivating these qualities can bring out the best, most confident, and most attractive version of anyone.
Lisa Duffy is a Catholic author, speaker and blogger for the CatholicMatch Institute. A Southern California native, she overcame a painful divorce and annulment, remarried in the Church, and turned to helping other divorced Catholics find hope and healing. She has more than twenty years of experience ministering to those who have been wounded by divorce. Duffy wrote and directed the popular divorce support program, Journey of Hope, which later became the book Divorced. Catholic. Now What? She also directed and produced the powerful Voices of Hope DVD. Duffy has contributed to several books and appeared on Relevant Radio, Ave Maria Radio, EWTN TV and radio, Salt and Light TV, and various podcasts. She regularly speaks at conferences for divorced and single Catholics. Duffy lives in Charleston, South Carolina, with her husband, James, and their three children.