Romantic Relationships: A Psychologist Answers Frequently Asked Questions

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McFarland, Mar 27, 2015 - Social Science - 211 pages
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What is romantic love? Are romantic relationships valuable? Are most people romantic? How do people meet the right person? How important is physical attraction? In a question and answer format, this is a wide-ranging look at romantic relationships in the 1990s. Drawn from the body of research published in recent years about relationships, over 90 of the most-asked questions in the author’s practice are answered here. Issues covered include sexual harassment, understanding your partner, sex in the age of AIDS, the effects of divorce, handling anger, and many other matters. Written in everyday language, the answers are easily understood by all. This work provides answers to many of the most vexing problems affecting romance in the 1990s.

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Paul R. Robbins is a psychologist who has held a number of positions as a researcher in the Department of Psychiatry of the George Washington University Medical School, the National Institute of Mental Health, and the Public Health Service. He has served as a consultant to the Drug Addiction Ward of the Veterans' Administration Hospital in Washington, DC, and had a private practice of psychotherapy for over twenty years. He has published numerous research papers in psychological and psychiatric journals, written many books on psychological topics for general readers and is the author of several novels. He lives in Silver Spring, Maryland.

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