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Perfect Love, Imperfect Relationships free pdf While most of us have moments of loving freely and openly, it is often hard to sustain this where it matters most--in our intimate relationships. Why, if love is so great and powerful, are human relationships so challenging and difficult? If love is the source of happiness and joy, why is it so hard to open to it fully and let it govern our lives? In this book, John Welwood addresses these questions and shows us how to overcome the most fundamental obstacle that keeps us from experiencing love's full flowering in our lives. "Perfect Love, Imperfect Relationships" begins by showing how all our relational problems arise out of a universal, core wounding around love that affects not only our personal relationships but the quality of life in our world as a whole. This wounding shows up as a pervasive "mood of unlove"--a deep sense that we are not intrinsically lovable just as we are. And this shuts down our capacity to trust, so that even though we may hunger for love, we have difficulty opening to it and letting it circulate freely through us. This book takes the reader on a powerful journey of healing and transformation that involves learning to embrace our humanness and appreciate the imperfections of our relationships as trail-markers along the path to great love. It sets forth a process for releasing deep-seated grievances we hold against others for not loving us better and against ourselves for not being better loved. And it shows how our longing to be loved can magnetize the great love that will free us from looking to others to find ourselves. Written with penetrating realism and a fresh, lyrical style that honors the subtlety and richness of our relationship to love itself, this revolutionary book offers profound and practical guidance for healing our lives as well as our embattled world.

About John Welwood

* John Welwood, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist, psychotherapist, teacher, and author. His innovative approach integrates Eastern spiritual teachings with Western therapeutic practice. His books include the best-selling JOURNEY OF THE HEART, ORDINARY MAGIC, and TOWARD A PSYCHOLOGY OF AWAKENING. He and his wife, Jennifer, lead workshops on conscious relationship and psychospiritual work across the country.

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Author : John Welwood
Publisher : Shambhala Publications Inc
Data Published : 03 May 2007
ISBN : 1590303865
EAN : 9781590303863
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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