Your task is not to seek love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.
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5 Books on the Psychology of Love

5 Books on the Psychology of Love

Jan 24, 2012-- "It's often said that every song, every poem, every novel, every painting ever created is in some way 'about' love. What this really means is that love is a central theme, an underlying preoccupation, in humanity's greatest works. But what exactly is love? How does its mechanism spur such poeticism, and how does it lodge itself in our minds, hearts and souls so completely, so stubbornly, as to permeate every aspect of the human imagination? Today, we turn to 5 essential books that are 'about' love in a different way -- they turn an inquisitive lens towards this grand phenomenon and try to understand where it comes from, how it works, and what it means for the human condition." Cultural curator Maria Popova shares further. (11898 reads)


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