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Why We Love: The Nature and Chemistry of Romantic Love

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 13, 2014


    100% interesting!

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  • Posted April 9, 2010

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    Interesting Stuff, Boring Book

    This book just wasn't very interesting to me. So much of it was quotations from literature about how people in history have felt when they were in love (this isn't what I purchased the book for). I found the author repetative, saying the same thing over again in different ways. Personally I would have preferred to learn more studies that were done and the results of those. Additionally, a few of her theories at the end of the book regarding rage and anger while being in love contradicted things she wrote earlier. Finally I would have loved to learn more about how men and women are biochemically different when in love.

    In short, I'm very interested in this subject matter but I didn't love the book. I did learn a little. I learned more, however, from the books I reccommend below.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 9, 2010

    Informative Reading aimed at Decision Making when it comes to love from a scientific perspective that helps to gain a comprehensive understanding of how interpersonal attraction works including the location of the human body where love originates.

    The book Why We Love is a great book to read due to its factual content based on scientific research as of to how and why opposites attract and the ongoing process that continues as love progresses into romantic and attachment or mature love which is the culmination towards a healthy interpersonal relationship with the opposite sex. Why We Love provides great informative reading that promotes a general understanding at why people of both genders behave the way do during the four phases of Love which are: Lust,Romantic Attraction,Deepening Affection,and Attachment.

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  • Posted January 5, 2010

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    Would recommend to every love bug who also likes science!

    A fascinating read about the science of love and why we love. It tells you everything about the different stages of love and how we deal with it on mental, emotional and on a physical level within the body and mind. Really a good read if you're into psychology too.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 26, 2008

    Interesting studies, but stated the obvious

    I found Fishers writing style, her vagueness in addressing such topics, and her failure to elaborate on them quite annoying. However, her case study was interesting and did yield solid results.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 21, 2007

    Extremely interesting!

    For anyone out there interested in learning not only about the chemicals our brain releases when we're in love, but also to learn so much about the human brain in such a captivating way...not a boring medical book, but one that teaches you scientific information without you even realizing it! It's one that I refer to often and refuse to loan out.

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