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  • Published: 4 May 2002
  • ISBN: 9780553381429
  • Imprint: Bantam Dell
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $27.99

Obsessive Love



When It Hurts Too Much to Let Go

Is it impossible to let go — despite the pain?

• Do you yearn for someone who is not physically or emotionally available to you?
• Do you believe that if you love him enough he will have to love you?
• When you feel insecure, does it drive you only to want her more?
• Do you find yourself phoning repeatedly or waiting long hours for the phone to ring?

Do you wish someone would let go of you?

• Does an ex-lover or ex-spouse refuse to believe that it’s over?
• Do you receive unwanted phone calls, letters, presents, or visits?
• Is this pursuit of you creating so much anxiety that it affects your physical or emotional well-being?

In this invaluable self-help guide, Dr. Susan Forward presents vivid case histories as well as the real-life voices of men and women caught in the grip of obsessive passion.

Whether you’re an obsessive lover or the target of such an obsession, here is a proven, step-by-step program that shows you how to recognize the “connection compulsion,” what causes it, and how to break its hold on your life so that you can go on to build healthy, lasting, and pain-free relationships.

  • Published: 4 May 2002
  • ISBN: 9780553381429
  • Imprint: Bantam Dell
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $27.99

About the authors

Susan Forward

Dr Susan Forward is an internationally recognized therapist, lecturer and author. Her books, which include Money Demons, the bestselling Men Who Hate Women and the Women Who Love Them, Toxic Parents, Obsessive Love, Emotional Blackmail and Betrayal of Innocence, have been translated into fifteen languages. She is much in demand as a guest on the major national media, and she hosted her own daily ABC Talk radio show for six years.

Praise for Obsessive Love

“Riveting! Once again, Susan Forward has shone a light on relationships in her uniquely compassionate and dramatic way.”

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