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Getting Love Right

Getting Love Right

Learning the Choices of Healthy Intimacy

IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO LEARN HOW TO LOVE
When you fall in love you may be repeating bad relationship habits that you learned growing up or in a previous unhealthy relationship. No matter what your history, Getting Love Right can explain how to build and maintain healthy intimacy, including:
* How to recognize if you are in a compulsive, apathetic, or healthy relationship
* How to become a person who is capable of healthy intimacy
* How to choose a healthy partner
If you are in a relationship or want to be in one, Terence T. Gorski will teach you that love isn't just something that happens -- love is something you can learn.
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  • Touchstone | 
  • 368 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780671864156 | 
  • August 1993
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Chapter 1

GETTING LOVE RIGHT

According to ancient Greek mythology, human beings were originally created with both sexes, male and female, combined in one person. They were whole and complete within themselves and lived in a fulfilled state of perfect union.

Then, as human beings have a tendency to do, they angered the gods. The gods punished humanity by cutting each person in half. One half became male and the other half became female. Then the gods cursed human beings for the rest of their existence to try and become whole again by reassembling themselves.

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