When does love become an obsession? What are the warning signs? What does it take to guard against it and prevent it from taking over one's life? A psychotherapist who specializes in this condition and a survivor of obsessive love team up to answer these questions and many others in the most current and important book on this phenomenon. With fascinating and helpful advice drawn from real-life case studies and personal experience, this expert team discusses:
? The difference between healthy love and obsessive love.
? The psychological and societal causes of obsessive love.
? Obsessive love from both the obsessor's and the obsessee's points of view.
? Proven techniques to avoid falling into the obsessive love cycle.
? Concrete steps to break the cycle.