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A Glow in the Consciousness: The Continuous Creative Act of Seeing Clearly
A Glow in the Consciousness: The Continuous Creative Act of Seeing Clearly

“Simply to look on anything… with the love that penetrates to its essence, is to widen the domain of being in the vastness of non-being.”

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How to Tell Love from Desire: José Ortega y Gasset on the Chronic Confusions of Our Longing
How to Tell Love from Desire: José Ortega y Gasset on the Chronic Confusions of Our Longing

“Loving is perennial vivification… a centrifugal act of the soul in constant flux that goes toward the object and envelops it in warm corroboration, uniting us with it and positively affirming its being.”

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An Ecology of Intimacies
An Ecology of Intimacies

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The Middle Passage: A Jungian Field Guide to Finding Meaning and Transformation in Midlife
The Middle Passage: A Jungian Field Guide to Finding Meaning and Transformation in Midlife

“Our task at midlife is to be strong enough to relinquish the ego-urgencies of the first half and open ourselves to a greater wonder.”

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When Relationships Change: Anne Morrow Lindbergh on Embracing the Intermittency and Mutability of Love
When Relationships Change: Anne Morrow Lindbergh on Embracing the Intermittency and Mutability of Love

“All living relationships are in process of change, of expansion, and must perpetually be building themselves new forms.”

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Polyvagal Theory and the Neurobiology of Connection: The Science of Rupture, Repair, and Reciprocity
Polyvagal Theory and the Neurobiology of Connection: The Science of Rupture, Repair, and Reciprocity

“The mind narrates what the nervous system knows. Story follows state.”

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William James on Love
William James on Love

“If it comes, it comes; if it does not come, no process of reasoning can force it. Yet it transforms the value of the creature loved.”

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Love Anyway
Love Anyway

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The Other Significant Others: Living and Loving Outside the Confines of Conventional Friendship and Compulsory Coupledom
The Other Significant Others: Living and Loving Outside the Confines of Conventional Friendship and Compulsory Coupledom

“While we weaken friendships by expecting too little of them, we undermine romantic relationships by expecting too much of them.”

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Thich Nhat Hanh on True Love and the Five Rivers of Self-Knowledge
Thich Nhat Hanh on True Love and the Five Rivers of Self-Knowledge

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