Book Excerpts/Concept Descriptions

Excerpts from “The Human Magnet Syndrome: Why We Love People Who Hurt Us,” By Ross Rosenberg  THE CONTINUUM OF SELF THEORY The Continuum of Self relies on a simple, 11-point scale that illustrates a person’s “self-orientation,” which, according to Rosenberg, captures whether someone is more oriented toward giving versus taking in relationship.  On Rosenberg’s continuum, […]

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Chapter 7, The Human Magnet Syndrome Excerpt

When it comes to romantic relationships, we are all human magnets!   The Human Magnet Syndrome is another metaphorical explanation of the unconscious force that brings opposite, but compatible, companions together into an enduring and stable relationship.  Although much simpler and less comprehensive than the continuum of self theory, it follows the same basic tenant that […]

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We Inherit A Relationship “GPS” – A Book Excerpt

  An Excerpt from Ross Rosenberg’s book:  The Human Magnet Syndrome:  Why We Love People Who Hurt Us We Inherit A Relationship “GPS”  by Ross Rosenberg  As much as we would like to, we cannot avoid certain indisputable facts of life: we will have to pay taxes, we will get older, we will most likely […]

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