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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 ›
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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 6 months 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 13 months ago by Magda
Love is the drug I've been searching for. Even when I was using I felt I was in love with the drug. The root of my problem is my need for love.Published on May 19, 2014 by chuck
This book wasn't exactly what I was expecting, but it's still a good read. For me it spends too much time discussing addiction to drugs instead of comparing how it's similar to... Read morePublished on November 25, 2011 by Chrissy Boswell