Love and Limerence: The Experience of Being in Love

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Scarborough House, Dec 29, 1998 - Psychology - 340 pages
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Excellent. Of universal interest. It deals with the subject in an entirely new way.-Simone de Beauvoir Originally released twenty years ago, Love and Limerence has become a classic in the psychology of emotion. As relevant today as it was then, this book offers insight into love, infatuation, madness, and all flavors of emotion in between.
 

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User Review  - selfcallednowhere - LibraryThing

Had some really good information, but was disappointed that there wasn't more about how to *deal* with the experience of limerence. Also sometimes went off on some tangents that took me out of the ... Read full review

Opening your eyes to relationships

User Review  - DEL59 - Borders

This book is great for those going through being in love with someone they know is not the best for them, but can't quite pull away. Explains that kick in the gut feeling when they do or don't do ... Read full review

Contents

The Beginning
1
The Individual Experience of Limerence
17
The Other Sides of Limerence
82
The Social Effects of Limerence
119
The Opinions of Philosophers Psychologists and Other Experts
166
Limerence Among the Sexes
207
Limerence and Biology
241
Can Limerence be Controlled?
255
Further Research
275
Notes
279
Bibliography
306
Index
319
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