Episode 30 of The Mormon Book Review focuses on the book Make it Happen: A Guide to Happiness for LDS Singles (Salt Lake City: Walnut Springs Press, 2012). Host Kirk Caudle talks with author Kylee Shield about sexuality, frustrations related to marital expectations, and how 30-something single Mormons find happiness.
Kylee Shields grew up in Oregon and currently resides in Arizona. She received a BA in English (creative writing/editing) with a minor in linguistics from Brigham Young University. At Arizona State University she earned a master’s degree in social work (emphasis in clinical therapy). Shields currently works as a “shadow” (family therapist) at The Anasazi Foundation, where she does therapy with adolescents from the deserts of Arizona. She also co-founded a musical fireside group that is in the process of becoming a nonprofit. She loves writing, poetry, reading great novels, and blogging. She adores her old typewriter on which she composes letters now and again, sealed with wax. She also loves to travel and has been to Egypt, Ghana, Italy, Mexico, Canada, Ireland, Scotland, and almost all fifty of the states.
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