Falling in Love: Why We Choose the Lovers We Choose. Ayala Malach Pines, Author, Ayala Malakh-Pines, Author Routledge $ (p) ISBN. Falling in Love is the first book to unlock the mysteries of how and why we fall in love. Renowned psychologist Ayala Pines shows us why we fall for the people we Ayala Malach Pines is a clinical, social, and organizational psychologist and. Falling in Love: Why We Choose the Lovers We Choose. Front Cover. Ayala Malach Pines. Taylor & Francis, Oct 27, – Psychology – pages.
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Mar 18, Keit Doesntcare rated it really liked it. Barbara Griffith inn it really liked it Jul 11, As to why we fall in love with a particular person, Pines looks at various psychological theories and concludes that an internal romantic image plays a key role in whom we choose and that childhood experiences of love shape this image. Or do we actually choose carefully, if not always wisely, the partners we do?
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Falling in Love is the first book to unlock the mysteries of how and why we fall in love. There was a problem adding your email address. I found I knew what this book presented in this manner, on a visceral level, but now, perhaps, I know on a intellectual level. Not a how-to guide for the lovelorn but a serious, research-oriented work of special interest to those involved in couples— therapy.
Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. The book sheds light on the circumstances that affect why we fall in love and the background experiences that shape our preferences and choices in mates. Oct 14, BC Batcheshire rated it it was amazing Shelves: It does Interesting and insightful. May 30, Sun rated it liked it. It’s called “The brain in love” and it’s an amazing course on love by Helen Fisher. In therapy, when he asked if I wanted to see his poems and I said yes, he brought poems to the next session.
Renowned psychologist Ayala Pines shows us why we fall for the people we do, and argues convincingly that we love neither by chance nor by accident.
Falling in Love: Why We Choose the Lovers We Choose by Ayala Malach Pines
Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. You can find it on Ted talks at the following link: Be the first to discover new talent! But the book is, nevertheless, insightful, providing lengthy though not definitive explanations for the inner workings of the human mind and the possible factors which may ripen someone for the experience. It’ If I knew about this book when I was a teenager who fell in love with every guy who showed me the slightest signs of affection, it oove have helped A LOT!
I always thought that knowing how things work, helps you control them. Selected pages Page xvi. Love remains–by and large–a mystery, as it should be. Hicks Ho Ming Lau rated it really liked it Aug 29, The author is a psychologist, so perhaps it’s not surprising that the data gets interpreted this way.
In some sense, I think that she got the answers she was looking malqch, because the questions and studies done first hand don’t really give an open ended format. Falling in Love shows us that we both consciously and unconsciously select those with whom we have intimate relationships. The experimenter takes a polaroid of the man and gives him a polaroid of olve woman. Pines is a reference book for all those who are interested in studying the mysteryes of love.
As Helen Fisher said, not many of us walk the path of life without being struck by love. No trivia or quizzes yet. One of the few, which included 60 married couples, showed that the most annoying trait was often an exaggeration, implication, or the exact opposite of the trait that was first described as the main reason for attraction.
She draws extensively on three studies: Anuj Malik rated it did not like it Aug 24, More self-help i pop sci, which is annoying. A good book after all. References to this book Making Real Fallung Happen: Please provide an email address. For me, this book was a quiet trove of information, gently affirming my own loneness, without inspiring loneliness.
With expanded research, theory, and practice, this book once again provides one of a kind understandings fapling the experience of love.