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Love is a story : a new theory of relationships

Author: Robert J Sternberg
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©1998, 1999.
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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
Cas, Études de
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sternberg, Robert J.
Love is a story.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©1998, 1999
(OCoLC)54405585
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Sternberg
ISBN: 9780198026594 0198026595
OCLC Number: 435937761
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 240 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.
Responsibility: Robert J. Sternberg.
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The author asserts that the kind of relationship we create is dependent on the kind of "story" we carry inside us. He identifies 26 of these love stories, each with distinct advantages and pitfalls,  Read more...

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