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Love and Addiction Paperback – August, 1988
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Many have said with wisdom- often quoting Martin Luther King or a Buddhist philosopher- that we are all joined together in one unified life, like threads in the fabric of society, and until we are all free, no one or group of us truly are. LOVE AND ADDICTION proves such poetic wisdom scientifically for the western mind, and its increasingly growing more fragile soul. Dr. Peele begins to show us the paradox of American society that is crippling us: how we are being psychologically crushed under the weight of our own technological innovations and tremendous freedoms, and how that affects ever single one of us, in all of our relationships, with everyone and everything.Read more ›
The information is great, just not very easy to access.
Love and Addiction
(New York: Taplinger, 1975; New American Library, 1976) 284 pages
This is the first book to compare
'falling in love' with becoming addicted.
When love arises from pre-existing needs,
it creates dependent relationships.
If you would like to explore other books challening the romantic traditions,
search the Internet for: "The Best Books Critical of Romantic Love".
James Leonard Park, existential philosopher
Most Recent Customer Reviews
It raises a lot of questions and helps people keep an open mind on our understanding of addictions and human behavior.Published 19 days ago by Kindle Customer
Best book around on the subject of addiction and the way love can also mimic it. The 2015 update takes into account much recent research. A classic.Published 7 months ago by Magda
When it first came out , decades ago, it absolutely but addiction theory on it's head. To consider non chemical addictions was groundbreaking. Read morePublished on January 1, 2014 by Albert Potash
I read it about 20 years ago and didn't like it. It was depressing. Now I
don't even remember what was in it. It was a real downer.