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The allure of unrequited love, or why we fall for unavailable people #crush

To all love addicts out there…

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Love addiction – the ultimate post (inspired by @melissabroder)

This article by Melissa Broder and her book ‘Pisces’ were the latest eureka moment in my understanding of love addiction. The dots connected, the pieces clicked – could it be it? Am I healed? I have meticulously mind mapped Broder’s key concepts … Continue reading

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Alain de Botton’s The Course of Love is the encyclopaedia of real love #happiness

I’ve recently been to the book launch event – Alain de Botton, one of my favourite opinion leaders, a modern philosopher with a melancholic outlook on life snippets of which he shares on his Twitter account, wrote a new book … Continue reading

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Love crushes, obsessions, poetry… Rejection vs self love (Part 3) #happiness

Step over denial and face the music. The music of the night, the dark side of your soul where shadows of your fears drown in tears of your sorrows. Revel in rejection, let it wrap you into an icy mist … Continue reading

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Fred Luskin on forgiveness – wanting ‘yes’ and getting ‘no’ #happiness

I’ve stepped up my efforts in completing the Science of Happiness course on edX. I am glad that the course is getting more interesting as it progresses and that it manages to provide both new insights into happiness and a solid … Continue reading

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To overcome love obsession (addiction), start with your fears #happiness

I have made a big breakthrough in the study of my love addiction. This was a result of extensive and painful self analysis that took me years. If it’s your first time on my blog, do not be alarmed, I … Continue reading

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Love crushes, obsessions, poetry… How to start reframing a love crush (Part 2)

In my recent intense, somewhat all over the place post Love crushes, obsessions, poetry… Love addiction and what pain-body has to do with it (Part 1) I promised Part 2. Here we go.

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