Surprisingly, Adam Scott Jaffe's career as a divorce lawyer inspired his semi-autobiographical book Defending Eve. He has always been a romantic soul, yet learning to give himself completely to love has been a struggle—one he shares openly as Defending Eve unfolds.
His divorce experience has given him a view behind the curtain. He discovered that a simple yet paramount secret was the solution to preventing dissolution of those dreams all relationships begin with. In this book, Jaffe uses the fiction genre to reveal the outworking of that secret.
You’ll find a divorce lawyer’s secrets to keeping love, not ending it, wrapped in a new package—the fictional story of Adam, a young man coming of age and discovering the secrets of lasting relationships through his experiences with women. Adam shares the childhood experiences that shape his view of women and what they deserve in a relationship. Our leading man then candidly shares his struggles to press toward his goals of being successful in the world of work and relationships. Along the way his love stories carry you into the world of a man’s yearning for the romance he fears may only be found in romance books. You’ll feel with him the ecstasy and uncertainty of first love. You feel his frustration and resignation as it flounders, and then ends. You’ll share his search for his romantic ideal. You’ll see his best intentions misunderstood. You’ll discover as he did just how powerful an aphrodisiac the imagination can be. You’ll feel his frustration as he finds himself passionately in love, yet pushing the woman he loves away. Adam’s struggles become the canvas upon which Jaffe shares the secrets of lasting relationships.
Viewed through the lesson-book of Adam’s life, Defending Eve is unique because such a tender story has its source in a world affected by the acrimony of break up and the earnest desire to find an enduring love. Adam makes his mistakes, yet no man puts his heart more energetically to searching within that he may not repeat them. Ironically, it is only through such a stormy environment that the light shines through. There is truly bounty in such a revelation, and it must be shared. The revelations in this love story give a couple the best opportunity to experience the most rewarding and sustainable relationship possible.