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Love Is a Story : a New Theory of Relationships.

Author: Robert J Sternberg
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, USA, 1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this groundbreaking work, Robert Sternberg opens the book of love and shows you how to discover your own story--and how to read your relationships in a whole new light. What draws us so strongly to some people and repels us from others? What makes some relationships work so smoothly and others burst into flames? Sternberg gives us new answers to these questions by showing that the kind of relationship we create  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Electronic book
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sternberg, Robert J.
Love Is a Story : A New Theory of Relationships.
New York : Oxford University Press, USA, ©1998
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Sternberg
ISBN: 9780195131024 0195131029 128083319X 9781280833199 9786610833191 6610833192 0198026595 9780198026594 0190207531 9780190207533 9780195106428 0195106423
OCLC Number: 958583056
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (335 pages)
Contents: PREFACE; I: THE STORIES WE TELL; Love as a Story; Our Multiple Stones of Love; Story Elements; Some Kinds of Stories; Where Do Stories Come From, and Where Can They Go?; II: LOVE STORIES; Asymmetrical Stories; Object Stories; Coordination Stories; Narrative Stories; Genre Stories; III: IMPLICATIONS; Testing the Story View; What Is Love?; NOTES; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; W; Y; Z
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In this groundbreaking work, Robert Sternberg opens the book of love and shows you how to discover your own story--and how to read your relationships in a whole new light. What draws us so strongly to some people and repels us from others? What makes some relationships work so smoothly and others burst into flames? Sternberg gives us new answers to these questions by showing that the kind of relationship we create depends on the kind of love stories we carry inside us. Drawing on extensive research and fascinating examples of real couples, Sternberg identifies 26 types of love story--including.

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