The Secret Psychology of How We Fall in Love: Dr. Paul's 9 Proven Steps to Lasting Love

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Penguin, May 29, 2007 - Family & Relationships - 304 pages
A scientifically proven 9-step program for understanding the dating brain and finding the love of your life

Psychiatrist Paul Dobransky presents a patented, clinically proven, easy-to-follow nine-step program that can lead to lasting love.

Successful romantic relationships have three phases:

1. Attraction
2. Bonding in friendship
3. Commitment

Dr. Dobransky demonstrates how each of these stages is dealt with by a particular part of the brain. By appealing to each of these three “brains” in order, we can build a relationship that will last for a lifetime. Drawing on real-life case studies and accessible scientific theory, Dr. Dobransky explains how and why we make the romantic choices we make and shows how we can identify the right person for us and enjoy true love that stands the test of time.
 

Contents

Introduction
xi
Connecting with Mr Right Through His Three Brains
1
Beauty Is in the Cool Eye of the Beholder
19
Playing Hard to Get
55
A Friend in Need
77
If the Cowardly Lion Can Get It So Can You
101
Opposites Attract
127
A Line Drawn in the Sand
155
Like Attracts Like
207
Do Unto Others Before I Do
239
The Mysterious Story of Mr Right and You
255
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Paul Dobransky, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist, a former associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Colorado, a national speaker, and a business consultant. He has appeared on broadcast and cable television numerous times and in a wide variety of print publications, including USA Today, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, and First for Women. He is also the sex and dating columnist for Maximum Fitness magazine.

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