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 .

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Great self-reflection book on relationships and how to stop attracting unhealthy relationships. I felt like it was a bit outdated and I wish it had more examples and scenarios to tie it all together. 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.

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Sep 05, Allison rated it really liked it. Don’t let the title scare you away — this is one of the smartest relationship books I’ve ever read. To ask other readers questions about Facing Love Addictionplease sign up. I learned a lot about myself, my significant other, and my relationships with my parents.

Check out the top addictoin of the year on our page Best Books of Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Looking back on it, it felt like a balm.

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Oct 22, Meowbie rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Open Preview See a Problem? This book provides some interesting ideas as to some dysfunctions that addictiom may face in relationships and where they may come from early years.


It all blurred together. This, along with Facing Mellocy, is a must read for anyone serious about their recovery and want to have truly intimate relationships! Every page there was numbered points. Very helpful for becoming conscious of our responses to others. I suspect she and Lennon were love addicted. Lists with This Book. 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.

I give this book 5 stars.

Facing Love Addiction: Giving Yourself the Power to Change the Way You Love

I do think that these patterns Pia Mellody talks about probably affect a lot of people, but that generally in a lot subtle way than she talks about.

Most of the phenomena she describes I think can be more helpfully viewed through the lens of attachment theory, which can depathologize the relationships she has described here. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive?

Recommending it to clients. Jun 18, Shiloah rated it it was amazing Shelves: I highly recommend every married couple read it. Book ratings by Goodreads.

What’s the difference between intensity and intimacy in addictkon relationship?? Sep 26, Michelle rated it it was amazing Shelves: I was let down. In particular, I liked that Pia Mellody gave a very practical program and structure for breaking the patterns of co-addicted relating. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Facing Love Addiction : Giving Yourself the Power to Change the Way You Love

But this book may have value for other people. For me the book was a bit absurd, word “homicidal” was used a lot in talking about the patterns and I don’t think that will talk to a lot of people, to who fscing could when it would be written differently.


I found myself hunting through the reference list and liking what I found.

Your adult disease state using the 12 steps as a model. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. The New Science of Adult Attachment. 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. Want to Read saving….

Only a little helpful, however a newby may gain some insight from this book. Oct 13, Michelle rated it it was amazing. This is a hard hitting book that describes to a T the dysfunctional behaviors we can engage in without even knowing it!

There are too many religious overtones in the book for my taste, but I did find the content to be fairly enlightening. 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.

No trivia or quizzes yet. About Pia Mellody Pia Mellody is an internationally renowned lecturer on the childhood origins of emotional dysfunc-tion. We fell in love, and we have never stopped being madly and passionately in love. He is also the coauthor of Facing Codependence. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

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