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Been a long time waiting for #Collections  to launch! +Dmitry Shapiro started on this before I even left Google! Congrats to the team!
 
Introducing Google+ Collections, a new way to group your posts by topic

Our happiest Google+ users are those who connect with others around shared interests and passions. So we set out to give people a place to express the things they love. Today, we’re announcing Google+ Collections, a new way to group your posts by topic.

Every collection is a focused set of posts on a particular topic, providing an easy way for you to organize all the things you’re into. Each collection can be shared publicly, privately, or with a custom set of people. Once you create your first collection, your profile will display a new tab where other people can find and follow your collections.

Posts in collections you follow will appear in your Home stream, with a link to easily jump right into the collection so you can get to similar content from that author. Collections give you a great way to find more of the stuff you love from the people you follow.

Collections is available on Android and the web, and iOS is coming later. For Android users, make sure to update your Google+ app to get access to Collections.

For inspiration on interesting topics, check out our Featured Collections page here: g.co/collections

Create your collections today and share what you love.

Edit : Have questions about Collections?  Join this community for Help, Tips & Tricks : http://goo.gl/meRk8j
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Three vocabulary words you'll learn: anxious, avoidant, and secure — as in, three very different attachment styles. Useful in identifying and labeling behaviors that manifest in different relationships.
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This one isn't about relationships per se, but about dealing with insecurity in general — by attaching oneself to the present moment, and becoming more mindful. As someone that tends to live in the abstract realm with an active imagination, this book helped me realize that the only reality that exists is the one in the present moment.
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Brings you back to the origins of our species and the bonobos to make an argument that polyamory may be more natural than most assume. Provocative, to say the least.
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Not a book, but worth listening or watching — in addition to her book Mating in Captivity.
In long-term relationships, we often expect our beloved to be both best friend and erotic partner. But as Esther Perel argues, good and committed sex draws on two conflicting needs: our need for security and our need for surprise. So how do you sustain desire? With wit and eloquence, Perel lets us in on the mystery of erotic intelligence.
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Agreed!
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The Polyamorists Next Door: Inside Multiple-Partner Relationships and Families by Elisabeth Scheff
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Someone ends up alone! 
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Read this one first. It's the oldest and broadest — and opens your eyes to the various structures and formats that relationships come in.
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Interesting, although I won't adapt this in my life. One partner seems enough for me.
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Opening Up features the broadest set of vocabulary — and provides helpful guidance and advice for the journey. By +Tristan Taormino. 
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Recipe for divorce.
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"In Sexual Intelligence, Klein shows how to stop observing ourselves during sex, ending our obsession with sexual performance and sexual normality." —Basically, if we were less neurotic about sex, it'd be a lot more enjoyable.
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Develops the concept of "separation" within a long-term romantic and sexual relationship, and demonstrates how "equality" in domestic life may lead to stagnation. Plenty of thought-provoking ideas, illuminated in several useful case studies.
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Anyone we could marry would, of course, be a little wrong for us. It is wise to be appropriately pessimistic here. Nevertheless, one encounters some couples of such primal, grinding mismatch.
Anyone we could marry would, of course, be a little wrong for us. It is wise to be appropriately pessimistic here. Nevertheless, one encounters some couples of such primal, grinding mismatch.
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I actually enjoyed reading that. Thanks. Something we all need to give some thought to. Self-awareness seems to be the first step.
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The Science of Happily Ever After: What Really Matters in the Quest for Enduring Love by +Ty Tashiro 
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Agent of free will. Invented the #hashtag. Not the actor.
Introduction
Chris Messina lives in San Francisco and is known for inventing the hashtag, starting the BarCamp and coworking communities, and advancing technology initiatives such as OpenIDOAuthActivity Streams, and microformats. He previously worked at Google on Google+ as a UX designer and developer advocate.
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  • NeonMob
    Head of Community & Growth, 2013 - 2013
  • Google
    UX Designer, 2012 - 2013
    I'm a UX designer on the Google+ Profiles, Pages, and Platform team.
  • Google
    Developer Advocate, 2009 - 2011
    I served as a developer advocate on the Google+ Platform and then helped to create the Google Developers (developers.google.com) brand, website, and product vision.
  • Citizen Space
    Owner
  • Flock
    Experience Architect
  • Citizen Agency
    Co-founder, consultant
  • Mozilla
    Designer