Falling in Love: Why We Choose the Lovers We Choose
Falling in Love is the first book to unlock the mysteries of how and why we fall in love. Renowned psychologist Ayala Pines shows us why we fall for the people we do, and argues convincingly that we love neither by chance nor by accident. She offers sound advice for making the right choices when it comes to this complicated emotion. Packed with helpful suggestions for those seeking love and those already in it, this book is about love's many puzzles.
The second edition furthers the work of the popular and successful first edition. With expanded research, theory, and practice, this book once again provides one of a kind understandings of the experience of love. The new edition offers updated references to recent research, new chapter exercises, and "case examples" of romantic stories to begin each chapter.
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... the beloved's look that sparks the ro— mantic attraction; at other times, it is a wonderful and endearing quality or a deeply moving, shared experience.
Are traits of the beloved such as beauty and personality what make us fall in love.> What about the effect of such things as similarity, our needs being ...
The first two chapters discuss variables that have nothing to do with the beloved. These are situational variables that encourage falling in love.
The “urge to cosmic heroism” is fixed on the beloved who becomes the “divine ideal” within which life can be fulfilled, the one person in whom all spiritual ...
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FALLING IN LOVE: Why We Choose the Lovers We ChooseUser Review - Kirkus
A couples— therapist's clinical look at how and why we fall in love removes some of the mystery from that most magical of human experiences. Pines (Romantic Jealousy, 1992; Keeping the Spark Alive ... Read full review