Facing Love Addiction has ratings and 43 reviews. and addiction authority Pia Mellody unravels the intricate dynamics of unhealthy love relationships and. In this revised and updated version of Facing Love Addiction, bestselling author of Facing Codependence and internationally recognized dependence and. In her first book in over ten years, internationally recognized expert on dependence and recovery, Pia Mellody, shows us how to break free from harmful .
|Published (Last):||15 February 2008|
|PDF File Size:||9.67 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||6.59 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
There were some moments where I was pretty sure the author had pulled open my head and peered inside, and others where I could be glad that I hadn’t reached that level of addiction yet.
Facing Love Addiction : Giving Yourself the Power to Change the Way You Love
A helpful way to look at addictive relationships. This actually helped me realize quite a few things concerning my experiences with love addiction and avoidance. It somehow addictiob both that there was too much content to cover in the space allotted, and that there was a fair amount of repetition throughout.
Sep 05, Allison rated it really liked it. First 3 pages had me in tears. That way, the relationship itself revealing itself through problematic and perpetuating interactions can be the focus of treatment instead of labeling a person as an addict.
What is Love Addiction? – Pia Mellody interview Powerful! –
This book provides some interesting ideas as to some dysfunctions that people may face in relationships and where they may come from early years. Paperbackpages. I liked that both points of view were explained, it allowed me to reach a whole new level of understanding for my partner s.
Jun 23, Famous rated it it was ok Shelves: Through twelve-step work, exercises, and journal-keeping, Facing Love Addiction compassionately and realistically outlines the recovery process for Love Addicts, and Mellody’s fresh perspective and clear methods work to comfort and motivate all those looking to establish and maintain healthy, happy relationships.
In her first book in over ten years, internationally recognized expert on dependence and recovery, Pia Mellody, shows us how to break free from harmful relationships and to learn how to attain the intimacy we need and deserve. Your process of adaptation in to the disease.
Your childhood trauma issues with major caregivers.
Facing Love Addiction : Pia Mellody :
It was confusing and hard to keep track of what chapter and issue she was addressing. To ask other readers questions about Facing Love Addictionplease sign up. Jun 07, Jackie Brinkerhoff rated it it was ok.
Recovery is achieved by learning to re-parent oneself.
I knew something wasn’t right but couldn’t figure it out- always wondering “why can’t someone love me? This was a good, broad overview of what someone might be dealing with if they or a loved one was acting in accordance with love addiction. I suspect she and Lennon were love addicted.
Facing Love Addiction: Giving Yourself the Power to Change the Way You Love
Very little outside documentation or support was offered, and the few examples provided appeared to be fictional composites, not actual case studies. Want to Read saving…. If you are a big believer in the twelve-step model of recovery and viewing things from an addiction framework, then this book will likely resonate with you. Books by Pia Mellody. Every page there was numbered points.
Oct 20, Mary rated it it was amazing Shelves: Still, some very interesting ideas that I’ll be thinking and journaling about for some time.
Dec 23, Elizabeth Trundle rated it really liked it. Excellent book for understanding addictive and dysfunctional cycles in your primary relationships, for understanding the root of those cycles, and learning how to overcome them in order to form more functional and healthy relationships.
Jan 29, Anne rated it did not like it Recommends it for: He is also the coauthor of Facing Codependence. I also liked her husband Pat’s contributions in Section III on what a healthy relationship looks like. We all do a dance in our relationships!
It felt like a good stepping stone or jumping off place but didn’t get detailed enough to really help you navigate the course of recovery. May 18, Shamieka Kiel rated it it was amazing. I am way too perfect. Presentation of ideas was messy and convoluted.
I’m sure I will be thinking back on the ideas and tools provided in this book for many years to come. Jun 18, Shiloah rated it it was amazing Shelves: It all blurred together. I found myself hunting through the reference list and liking what I found.
In Shame aptly titled the lead character runs around having sex with a string of anonymous women, whoever will have him, really.
Instead If you are a big believer in the twelve-step model of recovery and viewing things from an addiction framework, then this book will likely resonate with you. May 19, Caroline rated it it was ok Shelves: