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Title:
The jealousy cure : learn to trust, overcome possessiveness & save your relationship
ISBN:
9781626259751
Physical Description:
vii, 235 pages ; 23 cm
Contents:
Part I. About the passion of jealousy -- The evolution of competitive emotions -- Is jealousy a problem for you? -- Attachment and commitment -- Part II. How jealousy becomes a problem -- Hijacked by the jealous mind -- Jealous strategies that drive your partner away -- Part III. Turning jealousy around -- Stepping back to observe and accept -- Living with your thoughts -- Talking back to your jealousy -- Putting jealousy in context -- Solving it together -- Getting past the past to overcome retrospective jealousy -- "It's complicated"--getting past infidelity.
Summary:
Psychologist Robert L. Leahy takes a more nuanced approach to tackling feelings of jealousy. In this compelling book, you'll uncover the evolutionary origins of jealousy, and how and why it's served to help us as a species. You will learn that confronting jealousy in your relationship does not have to be a catastrophe, but can redirect you and your partner to build more trust, acceptance, and connection.
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