The Pathology of Love http://www.narcissistic-abuse.com/lovepathology.html
We are very rarely in love with a PERSON. Most often we are in love with an
IDEA: the idea of being in love (we are in love with love), or the idea of
being someone's whore, or someone's child, or someone's healing parent.
Or we are in love with what the person stands for (symbolizes): a father
figure, our past, a wounded child.
We idealize our loved ones to the point that they vanish as individuals and
re-merge as elements in our personal narrative and in our pathologies and
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We Rarely Love
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