Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Everyone wants love… even those who have phobic reactions to it

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-freedom-change/201802/dismissing-attachment-and-the-search-love You keep meeting people who would objectively seem to rise to your high standards and criteria for being a good partner. But once you get involved with them, you realize that your partner has many irritating qualities, is highly demanding of your time and affection, and is increasingly critical of

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Limerence – Obsessive love

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Limerence Limerence (also infatuated love) is a state of mind which results from a romantic attraction to another person typically including compulsive thoughts and fantasies and a desire to form or maintain a relationship and have one's feelings reciprocated. Psychologist Dorothy Tennov coined the term "limerence" for her 1979 book Love

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Where are all the good men ?

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-attraction-doctor/201203/why-women-cant-find-good-man Given those social instructions, women are motivated to "choose" men for how well they mesh with their life plan, goals, and ideals. Essentially then, some women choose to "attach" to men who are cooperative, agreeable, supportive, and often take their lead in areas the woman finds important. From a cultural

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