Kissing Frogs is a memoir of four years of dating and relating by a psychologist who at fifty-something went looking for love … and found trouble.
RU4Me? Contemplating internet dating?
Wondering why anyone would?
Fantasising about what you’d find?
Fretting about kissing frogs?
Entertaining and earthy, Kissing Frogs brings a light touch to some pressing questions about love: Why is love so hard to find and even trickier to keep? How do we end up harming our relationships despite our best intentions? Why do we fall back on old scripts when we feel insecure? Is romantic love truly the impossible encounter as psychoanalyst Christiane Olivier suggests? Read more…
Adapted from the memoir Kissing Frogs, ‘RU4Me’ is a rollicking new show about one woman’s four years of internet dating and her struggle to be treated as an equal in her love relationships.
A winning entrant of the ‘True West’ initiative, ‘RU4Me’ was a hit with full houses and great reviews during its 2011 season.
Written by and starring AFI-award-winner Annie Byron and directed by Wayne Harrison (‘Absinthe’, ‘Tap Dogs’), with dramaturgical assistance from multi-award-winning playwright Hilary Bell (‘Angela’s Kitchen’), ‘RU4Me’ is entertaining, funny, provocative and heart-warming.
A brave, funny, broken-hearted book that fights its way to wisdom—HELEN GARNER
Andee Jones has written the book that all therapists and would-be therapists should read. Those seeking therapy should use the book as a guide in their search for that great rarity, a pearl beyond price, a good therapist—DOROTHY ROWE
Humane, good-humoured and immensely helpful. To turn this book’s pages is far, far better than popping pills—PHILLIP ADAMS
In gratitude to Andee Jones for her courage and clarity in sharing the lessons of her own personal and professional journeys, finding hope and understanding even in the face of tragedy and loss—TIM COSTELLO Read more…