The case for falling in love: why we can't master the madness of love and why that's the best part

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Are you tired of reading book after book and playing game after game, trying to avoid heartbreak? It seems impossible, and maybe that's because you can't lock up your heart like that-not if you want the real thing. And maybe that's one of the best things about love. We've been thinking about it all wrong. Our culture's insistence that women need to learn how to catch and keep a man is actually doing much more harm than good. The more we try to manipulate our relationships, the less we are truly able to experience love's benefits and wonders. Love is a slippery, unruly thing, and trying to control and manage it robs us of its delicious unpredictability. Sure, letting go of the reins a bit might mean a broken heart, but heartbreak, in fact, offers a wealth of possibilities-creativity, wisdom, and growth-that we need in order to make the most of our lives. Liberating for women who are frustrated by the idea that they just need to learn the right "formula," The Case for Falling in Love shows that there isn't a method to mastering the madness of love. But that might be exactly what's so wonderful about it.
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subject_facet Change (Psychology), Electronic books, FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Love & Romance, Love
title_display The case for falling in love : why we can't master the madness of love-- and why that's the best part
title_full The case for falling in love : why we can't master the madness of love and why that's the best part [electronic resource] Ruti, Mari., The case for falling in love : why we can't master the madness of love-- and why that's the best part / Mari Ruti
title_short The case for falling in love :
title_sub why we can't master the madness of love and why that's the best part
topic_facet Change (Psychology), Electronic books, Love