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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... who found that even he could not refuse the god of love, Psyche became immortal, and her marriage to Eros was sanctioned by the gods.
Because it is expected to last forever, marriage is, and should be, given careful thought and consideration. But, is love really blind? IS LOVE BLIND?
... the “nascent state,” from which can evolve a fruit that is marriage.19 Not only is falling in love a unique stage in a love relationship--a stage that ...
... basis for marriage, and there is a universal wish to believe that it can provide a strong enough foundation and last through the life of the marriage.
... criteria for identifying potential marriage partners. As the following story suggests, matchmakers are not the only ones who are in on these secrets.
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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