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The Arc of Love: How Our Romantic Lives Change over Time

Aaron Ben-Ze'ev


This book is about long-term romantic love and how we go about developing it—or fail to do so. It is about building the foundations for such love and dealing with the difficulties that inevitably emerge in such a challenging and critical construction project. The reader will discover the good news that there is no reason to despair: enduring love can be achieved. And time plays a leading role in this process. The book takes an optimistic perspective. Not only is enduring, profound love possible; it is also more common than most of us think. Yet the romantic road is often bumpy and long. Entici ... More

Keywords: love, sex, time, emotion, flexibility, friendship, marriage, moderation, polyamory

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780226633909
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: January 2020 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226634067.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Aaron Ben-Ze'ev, author
University of Haifa