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Anatomy of Love: A Natural History of Mating, Marriage, and Why We Stray

 
 
 
 
Anatomy of Love: A Natural History of Mating, Marriage, and Why We Stray
Author: Helen Fisher
ISBN 13: 9780449908976
ISBN 10: 449908976
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publication Date: 1994-01-03
Format: Paperback
Pages: 432
List Price: $16.00
 
 

"Captivates the reader, answers all those puzzling questions that caused your mother (or priest or guidance counselor or gym teacher) to blame God and/or hormones....Her prediction of a more open and egalitarian order provides a compelling—and hopeful—vision for the future."
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER Love at first sight...the copulatory gaze...dinner dates...jealousy... intimacy... homesexuality...infidelity...Dr.Helen Fisher, an anthropologist at the American Museum of Natural History, explains it all in this four-million-year history of the human species. She demystifies much about romance and pairing that we tend to believe is willfull or just plain careless. She offers new explanations for why men and women fall in love, marry, and divorce, and discusses the future of sex in a way that will surprise you.