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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Or maybe they were happily married, no drama, no codependency, no cray-cray. This is a very interesting and complex topic, but the author provided only a superficial analysis.
I did not know that! I found myself hunting through the reference list and liking what I found. It all blurred together.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Refresh and try again. And it doesnt have to be about a romantic relationship, it can happen with a friend, sister or other family member. Through twelve-step work, exercises, and journal-keeping, Facing Love Addiction compass In this revised and updated version of Facing Love Addictionbestselling author of Facing Codependence and internationally recognized dependence and addiction authority Pia Mellody unravels the intricate dynamics of unhealthy love relationships and shows us how to let go of toxic love.
In particular, I liked that Pia Mellody gave a very practical program and structure for breaking the patterns of co-addicted relating.
Acquire concrete tools for building healthy relationships. Oct 16, Molly rated it liked it. May 18, Shamieka Kiel rated it it was amazing. Most of the phenomena she describes Loe think can be more helpfully viewed through adidction lens of attachment theory, which can depathologize the relationships she has described here.
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. There are too many religious overtones in the book for my taste, but I did find the content to be fairly enlightening.
Facing Love Addiction : Giving Yourself the Power to Change the Way You Love
This invaluable resource helps diagnose mellofy causes of faulty relationships–many of them rooted in childhood–and provides tools for self-healing so that we can move on to establish and maintain healthy relationships. Jan 30, Yaya rated it really liked it. I thought this book was helpful and revealing. Of course sex addiction happens inside a melloey, too. Very little outside documentation or support was offered, and the few examples provided appeared to be fictional pai, not actual case studies.
The five stars is mostly because of how eye-opening and life-changing this book has been for me. Your process of adaptation in to the disease. A therapist would never practically force me to buy this book after begging me for years to look into codependency treatment.
Oct 22, Meowbie rated it really liked it Recommends it for: If a love addiciton is bringing more pain than pleasure, probably the best idea is to get out of it. I actually enjoyed t This book provides some interesting ideas as to some dysfunctions that people may face in relationships and where they may come from early years. I kind of wished Miller would have written the entire book Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
This was a perfect book for nellody I needed- an overview and an introduction. Dec 22, Rahel Araya rated it it was amazing. For those of us who are less convinced that most psychological difficulties can be best treated using a recovery model, this book will likely fall a bit flat. I was let down.
Dick Cavett points out that Ono went to Sarah Lawrence. The sex is always great. Pia Mellody is a genius. Very informative though a bit repetitive and somewhat lengthy.
She was out there, a woman making things, a female artist, a sharp mind.
What is Love Addiction? – Pia Mellody interview Powerful! –
Jun 18, Shiloah rated it it was amazing Shelves: We fell in love, facint we have never stopped being madly and passionately in love.
Oct 09, Rebecca Lau rated it did not like it. It really shows both sides of a co-dependancy relationship. Oh, and here’s the Dick Cavett Interview.