By Helen Fisher
A modern vintage approximately love now thoroughly revised and updated.
First released in 1992, Helen Fisher’s “fascinating” (New York Times) Anatomy of Love speedy turned a vintage. on account that then, Fisher has performed pioneering mind study on lust, romantic love, and attachment; amassed facts on greater than 80,000 humans to provide an explanation for why you like who you're keen on; and picked up info on greater than 30,000 women and men on sexting, hooking up, neighbors with merits, and different present tendencies in courtship and marriage. and he or she provides a brand new, scientifically established and positive viewpoint on relationships in our electronic age―what she calls “slow love.”
This is a state of the art journey de strength that lines human relatives lifestyles from its origins in Africa over 20 million years in the past to the web relationship websites and bedrooms of this day. And it’s received all of it: the copulatory gaze and different usual relationship ploys; the who, whilst, the place, and why of adultery; love addictions; her discovery of 4 vast chemically established character kinds and what every one seeks in romance; the most recent information on around the globe (biologically established) styles of divorce; how and why women and men imagine another way; the genuine tale of girls, males, and gear; the rise―and fall―of the sexual double commonplace; and what mind technological know-how tells us approximately easy methods to make and preserve a contented partnership.
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Anatomy of Love: A Natural History of Mating, Marriage, and Why We Stray (Completely Revised and Updated with a New Introduction) by Helen Fisher