Women Who Love Too Much

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Penguin, May 1, 1985 - Self-Help - 266 pages
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Is having “somebody to love” the most important thing in your life? Do you constantly believe that with “the right man” you would no longer feel depressed or lonely? Are you bored with “nice guys” who are open, honest, and dependable? If being in love means being in pain, this book was written for you. Therapist Robin Norwood describes loving too much as a pattern of thoughts and behavior, which certain women develop as a response to problems from childhood. Many women find themselves repeatedly drawn into unhappy and destructive relationships with men. They then struggle to make these doomed relationships work. This bestselling book takes a hard look at how powerfully addictive these unhealthy relationships are—but also gives a very specific program for recovery from the disease of loving too much.

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Review: Women Who Love Too Much: When You Keep Wishing and Hoping He'll Change

User Review  - Mary McAvoy - Goodreads

I think this book should be required reading for every man and woman before marriage or commitment to another person. The author is smart and insightful as well as being an exceptional writer, and she ... Read full review

Review: Women Who Love Too Much: When You Keep Wishing and Hoping He'll Change

User Review  - Mina Beganović - Goodreads

Not sure how to objectively review this book because it is a self-help book and what one person finds helpful, another may not be able to relate to at all. Robin Norwood, a therapist, wrote this book ... Read full review


Title Page Copyright Page Acknowledgments
Loving the Man Who Doesnt Love Back
Good Sex in Bad Relationships
lfl Sufferfor You Will You Love Me? pter 4 The Need to Be Needed
Shall We Dance?
Men Who Choose Women Who Love Too Much
Dying for Love
The Road to Recovery
Closing the
How to Start Your Own Support Group
Sources of Help
Suggested Reading
Index Excerpt from Attached

Beauty and the Beast
When One Addiction Feeds Another

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About the author (1985)

Robin Norwood was a licensed marriage and family therapist who worked in the field of addiction for fifteen years. She specialized in treating co-alcoholism and relationship addiction. She is a bestselling author with book in print throughout the world.

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