Posts Tagged ‘limerence’

Does “Feeling in Love” Come from Real or False Love?

September 5th, 2016 No comments

This mini-love-lesson presents ‘feeling in love’ and the lost wisdom about it; the harm that comes of relying on it; the questions of if it doesn’t come from real love where does it come from; what to do with “feeling in love”; does it always fade; what the brain does about “feeling in love” and “ being in love”; another big danger; then ends with the good news about feeling in love. Continue reading

The Huge, Hidden Reason So Many Fail at Love?

July 4th, 2016 No comments

Rediscovering a ‘becoming invisible’ cause of our huge number of love relationship failures starts this mini love lesson. It then is followed by a listing of 12 major love failure syndromes; to which the almost now unseen cause and its solution applies. We end with the best source for learning about all this and a shameless plug for our book REAL LOVE, FALSE LOVE. Continue reading

Unselfish Self-Love

November 16th, 2015 No comments

Three contrarian questions lead off our mini-love-lesson; which then goes to eye-opening answers to those questions; then to another thing to ponder about who is the least self loving; followed with narcissism versus self-love; and finishes with some knowledge about the benefits of unselfish self love. Continue reading

False Forms of Love: Limerence and Its Alluring Lies

June 13th, 2011 40 comments

Limerence is thought to be one of the significant causes of breakups and divorce. In the beginning it often starts as a nearly imperceptible set of feelings of mild attraction which can grow into enormous intensity making people think they are very much in love. Then two to four years later… Continue reading

False Forms of Love Series
False Forms of Love: Limerence and Its Alluring Lies
False Forms of Love: Meta Lust
False Forms of Love: Shadow Side Attachments
False Forms of Love: The Devastating IFD Syndrome
False Forms of Love: Unresolved Conflict Attraction Syndrome

How This Definition of Love was Derived

September 16th, 2010 Comments off

Many people have been baffled and defeated in their attempts to define love because they focus only on one type of love – often called couples love.  More accurately this is the love by one or both people that attempts to create and sustain a couple’s love relationship.  Some who study this topic have divided couple’s love into various subcategories like… Continue reading

Definition of Love Series
An Introduction: What is Love Dr. Cookerly?
The Definition of Love
A More ‘Ample’ Definition of Love
How This Definition of Love was Derived
A Dozen Things LOVE IS and A Dozen Things LOVE IS NOT
A Functional Definition Of Love
A Behavioral (Operational) Definition of Love
What About a Scientific Definition of Love?
7 Other Definitions of Real Love Worth Considering