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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Enhancing Your Social IQ by Gregory P. Korgeski

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Introduction
There’s a stereotype that says people become shrinks because they are trying to solve their own problems. Speaking for myself, I’d have to say “guilty as charged.” Especially if by “my own problems,” I mean my adolescent questions about how to function in the social world.
When I was a kid, there were not many shrinks around, especially compared to the glutted market of today. Nor were there many places a kid could go to learn about that really complicated, and really important topic of dealing with people. It wasn’t taught in any of my courses in high school or junior high (God knows, it should have been!), and I think all of us kids kind of fumbled along trying to figure out the biggies in life: making friends, dating, sex, or ...

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