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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Not a how-to guide for the lovelorn but a serious, research-oriented work of special interest to those involved in couple therapy.
I had a boyfriend at that time, but I lost interest in him real quick. I did everything I could to see more of him. I changed my FIGURE I. Eros, ...
Chapter 4 analyzes the role of similarity in romantic attraction, including similarity in interests, values, background, attractiveness, intelligence, ...
In later stages, personality traits become more important, and even later than that similarities in attitudes, values, and interests.
... whose interest in love is not always appreciated—~Senator Proxmire once awarded the Golden Fleece Award, for stupid and insignificant research that ...
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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