Facing Love Addiction has ratings and 43 reviews. and addiction authority Pia Mellody unravels the intricate dynamics of unhealthy love relationships and. In this revised and updated version of Facing Love Addiction, bestselling author of Facing Codependence and internationally recognized dependence and. In her first book in over ten years, internationally recognized expert on dependence and recovery, Pia Mellody, shows us how to break free from harmful .
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Sep 11, Juli Keele rated it really liked it. Jun 18, Shiloah rated it it was amazing Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Otherwise, I’d say therapy is the key in those situations. I was let down.
Sep 05, Allison rated it really liked it. Oct 20, Mary rated it it was amazing Shelves: What’s the difference between intensity and intimacy in a relationship??
But our stereotyped view of it, or mine at least, looks more like the plot of Looking for Mr Goodbar or that movie Shame. This book had some good insights.
Facing Love Addiction addictin not a book I would ever need to read. Also when in the past I kind have read the books of authors who write about codependency like absolute truth, then of course what I wrote here, already makes it impossible, but I also realized that this theme of saying I’m powerless in front of smth codependency, love addiction and so onreally doesn’t suit me at all, because it is not empowering, for me I think it would be even harmful and traumatic and probably then also for people with similar background.
Facing Love Addiction: Giving Yourself the Power to Change the Way You Love
This is a very interesting and complex topic, but the author provided only a superficial analysis. I learned a lot about myself, my significant other, and my relationships with my parents. I found that Pia tends to repeat herself a lot, so you may find that you will gloss through things since you’ve already heard it over and over loove. Return to Book Page.
I am way too perfect. Sometimes one partner chases, and the other is distant and avoidant. Book ratings by Goodreads. Dec 23, Elizabeth Trundle rated it really liked it. This, along with Facing Codependence, is a must read for anyone serious about their recovery and want to have truly intimate relationships!
I ,ove recommend this book to someone interested in the topic or curious if they are suffering the effects of Love Addiction without realizing it.
What is Love Addiction? – Pia Mellody interview Powerful! –
Or maybe they were happily married, no drama, no codependency, no cray-cray. But I think for majority of people the most they do might be an angry letter or yelling at the other person. I highly recommend every married couple read it. The exercises in the book are a little tedious to do and I’m not sure how much they helped, but it’s a process. I kind of wished Miller would have written the entire book Recovery is achieved by learning to re-parent oneself. Well, that’s the question Of course sex addiction happens inside a marriage, too.
When you do not understand why you react the way that you do in relationships of any kind, this book offers excellent insights. All in all though, I had trouble following the organization and structure.
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If a love relationship is bringing more pain than pleasure, probably the best idea is to get out of it. Through twelve-step work, mellod, and journal-keeping, Facing Love Addiction compassionately and realistically outlines the recovery process for Love Addicts, and Mellody’s fresh perspective and clear methods work to comfort and motivate all fxcing looking to establish and maintain healthy, happy relationships. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
And it doesnt have to be about a romantic relationship, it can happen with a friend, sister or other family member.
Facing Love Addiction : Giving Yourself the Power to Change the Way You Love
My further reading will faxing for more details in areas that were only briefly touched on. The world saw her only as the wife of a Beatle. It all blurred together.
Oct mellidy, Rebecca Lau rated it did not like it. There were some moments where I mdllody pretty sure the author had pulled open my head and peered inside, and others where I could be glad that I hadn’t reached that level of addiction yet. May 21, Sirpa Grierson rated it really liked it Shelves: This book provides some interesting ideas as to some dysfunctions that people may face in relationships and where they may come from early years. Most of the phenomena she describes I think can be more helpfully viewed through the lens of attachment theory, which can depathologize the relationships she has described here.
Life made more sense after reading this book. I was in a relationship where I felt mentally and emotionally unstable. Yoko had also released a new record and a conceptual book.
She provides a practical recovery process for love addicts and their partners based on Twelve-Step work, exercises, and journaling. And in the case of codependency for me this giving things to higher power is just another form of codependency, because I am giving my power and my responsibility away, although this time not to another person. Don’t let the title scare you away — this is one of the smartest relationship books I’ve ever read.
Jul 02, Elizabeth Liz rated it really liked it.
Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. In Shame aptly titled the lead character runs around having sex with a string of anonymous women, whoever will have him, really.
Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. I didn’t like it very much because it was too hard to follow. Great self-reflection book on relationships and how to stop attracting unhealthy relationships. Sep 26, Michelle rated it it was amazing Shelves: