Synopses & Reviews
The relationship classic hailed by Erica Jong as “life-changing”—now updated with a new introduction and resource section!
The #1 New York Times bestseller that asks: are you a woman who loves too much?
-Do you find yourself attracted again and again to troubled, distant, moody men—while “nice guys” seem boring?
-Do you obsess over men who are emotionally unavailable, addicted to work, hobbies, alcohol, or other women?
-Do you neglect your friends and your own interests to be immediately available to him?
-Do you feel empty without him, even though being with him is torment?
Robin Norwood's groundbreaking work will enable you to recognize the roots of your destructive patterns of relating and provide you with a step-by-step guide to a more rewarding way of living and loving.
If being in love means being in pain, you need to read Women Who Love Too Much.
"Extraordinary.... Beautifully written, intelligent." -- Los Angeles Times
"An extraordinary self-help book that reads like a page-turning thriller....This beautifully written, intelligent book can help women break the pattern of foolish love." -- Los Angeles Times
"If you constantly find yourself loving men you want to change, Women Who Love Too Much is for you." -- Houston Chronicle
"A message so compelling that those readers who see themselves in the book may well be inspired to follow [Norwood's] 10-point recovery plan.... Norwood conveys the authority and sensitivity of a sister sufferer." -- Philadelphia Inquirer
"Even if you're not a woman who loves too much, the book is a reminder that we indeed make our lives and that love is supposed to be a happy event." -- Boston Herald
"How to distinguish between unwise loving and healthy loving is what Norwood sets out to do.... Every woman, no matter how healthy her relationships with men may be, may see a bit of herself in this book." -- Star Publications
About the Author
Robin Norwood is also the author of Letters from Women Who Love Too Much, Daily Meditations for Women Who Love Too Much (illustrated by Richard Torregrossa), and Why? A Guide to Answering Life's Toughest Questions. There are more than three million copies in print worldwide of her #1 bestseller Women Who Love Too Much. A former marriage, family, and child therapist specializing in addiction, she lives in the central coast area of California.
Table of Contents
1 Loving the Man Who Doesn't Love Back
2 Good Sex in Bad Relationships
3 If I Suffer for You, Will You Love Me?
4 The Need to Be Needed
5 Shall We Dance?
6 Men Who Choose Women Who Love Too Much
7 Beauty and the Beast
8 When One Addiction Feeds Another
9 Dying for Love
10 The Road to Recovery
11 Recovery and Intimacy: Closing the Gap
How to Start Your Own Support Group
Sources of Help