By W. Brad Johnson, Ph.D., and Kelly Murray, Ph.D.
#8911 The scenario is all too common: girl meets guy (or guy meets girl). Guy is smart, charming, and maybe even endearing. Girl falls in love. As the relationship progresses guy’s serious personality problems begin to surface. She gets longer and more vivid glimpses of habits and tendencies she didn’t notice at first.
With about 15% of the adult population suffering from one or more personality disorders that’s over 16 million potential relationship partners, says the National Institutes of Health finding the right partner and maintaining a healthy love relationship is harder work than we thought!
Crazy Love sheds light on the odd but surprisingly common disorders of personality so that readers can become better informed and more careful when entering or continuing a relationship.
Johnson and Murray tell us why so many of us are attracted to personality disordered partners, and – most important – they offer strategies for detecting and avoiding such potential disasters. They also recognize the needs of readers who are already in committed relationships with personality-impaired partners, and offer hope in the form of healthy survival strategies and tips for making the relationship more livable.
256 pages. Softcover. 2007.