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Steven Carter is the author of nineteen books, including The New York Times bestseller "Men Who Can't Love" (over 3 million copies in print worldwide), "What Smart Women Know", "He's Scared, She's Scared", "Getting to Commitment", and “This Is How Love Works.” Carter, who has been writing about relationships for over twenty years with co-author Julia Sokol, coined the phrase `commitmentphobia' and is recognized as the foremost expert on the subject of commitment and commitmentphobia.


Carter is a frequent guest on the most popular national television talk shows, including Oprah (5 times), The Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, CNN, CNBC, Sally, Montel Williams, Maury Povich, E! Entertainment Television and Politically Incorrect. He is also a regular contributor to dozens of popular magazines and various newspapers (The Chicago Tribune, The Los Angeles Times, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, etc.). Last year alone he was interviewed, featured, or reviewed in over fifty major newspapers (Newsday, The Washington Post, The Boston Herald, The Houston Chronicle, The Oregonian, The Dallas Morning News, etc). He has most recently been featured in The Wall Street Journal and PARADE.


Steven Carter and co-author Julia Sokol will conduct hundreds of interviews to prepare for a book, but what makes their work so appealing and so different is their willingness to include their personal history of relationship struggles and their personal success stories in the creation of their work. Carter is an expert who does not lecture from a pedestal, but instead, talks to the reader from a place of genuine empathy and understanding. 


Carter is the "Relationship Expert" for (now featured on AOL). He is a frequent on-line chat guest for Power-Surge and other popular websites, and he lectures, gives seminars and teaches workshops at schools and learning centers throughout the country.


"Men Who Can't Love", which is featured in the popular films When Harry Met Sally (Billy Crystal/Meg Ryan) and The Mexican (Julia Roberts/Brad Pitt), has been translated into eighteen languages over the past fifteen years. The 10 Year Anniversary Edition of "What Smart Women Know" was released in February of 2000, along with the trade paperback edition of "Getting to Commitment" and the "classic hardcover" edition of "He's Scared, She's Scared". More than three dozen foreign editions of "What Smart Women Know", "He's Scared, She's Scared", "What Really Happens in Bed", "Men Like Women Who Like Themselves" and "Getting to Commitment" have been published worldwide.


Steven Carter lives in Los Angeles, California with his wife Jill. His twentieth book, a study of intimacy and narcissism, will be published by M.Evans Inc. in January 2005.