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Unrequited Blending Memoir, Literary Exposition, And Revealing Case Studies, A Powerful, Surprising, And Empathetic Cultural And Psychological Exploration Of One Sided Romantic ObsessionThe Summer Lisa A Phillips Turned Thirty, She Fell In Love With Someone Who Didn T Return Her Feelings She Soon Became Obsessed She Followed Him Around, Called Him Compulsively, And Talked About Him Endlessly One Desperate Morning, After She Snuck Into His Apartment Building, He Picked Up A Baseball Bat To Protect Himself And Began To Dial 911 Her Unrequited Love Had Changed Her From A Sane, Conscientious College Teacher And Radio Reporter Into Someone She Barely Recognized Someone Who Was Taking Her Yearning Much Too Far In Unrequited, Lisa A Phillips Explores The Tremendous Force Of Obsessive Love In Women S Lives She Argues That It Needs To Be Understood, Respected, And Channeled For Personal Growth Yet It Also Has The Potential To Go Terribly Awry Interweaving Her Own Story With Frank Interviews And In Depth Research In Science, Psychology, Cultural History, And Literature, Phillips Describes How Romantic Obsession Takes Root, Grows, And Strongly Influences Our Thoughts And Behaviors Going Beyond Images Of Creepy, Fatally Attracted Psychos, Male Fantasies Of Unbridled Female Desire, And The Platitudes Of Self Help Books, Phillips Reveals A Powerful, Troubling, And Surprisingly Common Phenomenon As She Illuminates This Mysterious Psychological Experience, Placing It In A Rich And Nuanced Context, She Offers Compelling Insights To Help Any Woman Who Have Experienced Unrequited Obsessive Love And Been Mystified And Troubled By Its Grip.

10 thoughts on “Unrequited

  1. says:

    This was the perfect book to read on Valentine s Day, when I was a roiling mess of loneliness, longing, and self hatred I ve never read much on this subject, but I needed to A compassionate, companionable, insightful book for anyone wanti...

  2. says:

    I have read so many disappointing psychology oriented books where the authors claim to be experts but rely on bad studies and have a generally poor ability to engage in critical thinking This book by phillips was, without question, better than a lot of what I have read about narcissism and obsession Phillips uses her own experience as an obsessed stalker type to examine why women become obsessed She provides incredible references to literature at times I felt like I was back in some of the b I have read so many disappointing psychology oriented books where the authors claim to be experts but rely on bad studies and have a generally poor ability to engage in critical thinking This book by phillips was, without question, better than a lot of what I have read about narcissism and obsession Phillips uses her own experience as an obsessed stalker t...

  3. says:

    Almost everyone has been through a relationship breakup While some bounce back easily after an ending and go on about their lives with better understanding, others seem to get stuck on an obsessive path Those folks may resort to stalking their love interest, retaliating in ways intended to hurt them, or engaging in other forms of undesirable behaviors Unrequited Women and Romantic Obsession by Lisa Phillips, gives both sides of the relationship exposure and clarity It deeply delves into t Almost everyone has been through a relationship breakup While some bounce back easily after an ending and go on about their lives with better understanding, others seem to get stuck on an obsessive path Those folks may resort to stalking their...

  4. says:

    Well and thoughtfully researched the author provides historical perspective on obsessive love in literature and popular culture, as well as medicine and psychology The section on brain science the feeling of reward and pleasure was particularly interesting The personal narratives of both the women involved in obsessive love and the objects of their affection vary in length but each story makes its point Educators or group discussion leaders could use the author s examination of sexism an Well and thoughtfully researched the author provides historical perspective on obsessive love in literature and popular culture, as well...

  5. says:

    As an author of romance novels, I picked up Unrequited from a research perspective and was not disappointed Ms Phillips has penned an interesting volume on obsessive love, interspersed with very brave snippets of her own story and stories from oth...

  6. says:

    Really smart and interesting take on relationship dynamics Obsession is such a relative term, and Phillips mines it for many original and startling insights Very well studied and researched This book should be read immediately I ve already bought two copies.

  7. says:

    Fascinating and important Why aren tpeople talking about this book

  8. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Know someone in the throes of unrequited love and is becoming obsessed to the point its adversely affecting her life Is that someone gasp YOU If so, then get this book and read it right nowor get the audiobook and listen to it This book is not your typical self help book It is chock full of a diversity insights regarding today s dating scene or what she calls the dating industrial complex , and she also offers lots of good information that will first of all reassure you are NOT crazy b Know someone in the throes of unrequited love and is becoming obsessed to the point its adversely affecting her life Is that someone gasp YOU If so, then get this book and read it right nowor get the ...

  9. says:

    This was a well done and non judgmental book about unrequited love I definitely think it would be helpful to any women currently suffering from romantic obsession I m not currently having that problem, but I have in the past, 4 times to be exact, starting in high school I think this book would have been great for me to have read during any of those obsessions, but even now that I m post obsession and I have a great long term boyfriend who I m sure loves me as much as I love him, I was glad to This was a well done and non judgmental book about unrequited love I definitely think it would be helpful to any women currently suffering from romantic obsession I m not currently having that problem, but I have in the past, 4 times to be exact, starting in high school I think this book would have been great for me to have read during any of those obsessions, but even now that I m post obsession and I have a great long term boyfriend who I m sure loves me as much as I love him, I was glad to have read this book and revisited some of my past experiences.I wasn t expecting this book to have been so PITTSBURGHISH The author s romantic obsession that she w...

  10. says:

    2.5 stars I don t think it s worth reading too closely unless you are currently in the grip of a romantic obsession and need some misery company it is very skimmable Otherwise, here s the TLDR When it s not creepy or violent, romantic obsession is often seen as noble in men for women, it s usually seen as pathetic, at least until it hits p...

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