Resources on Longing

C.S. Lewis on Longing

Articles on love (or relationship) addiction

Articles on longing and online dating

Articles on our brain on grief related to romantic heartbreak (click on the romantic break-up version)

Books related to longing

Hold Me Tight: Seven conversations for a lifetime of love by Dr. Sue Johnson

Attached: The new science of adult attachment and how it can help you find—and keep—love  by Amir Levine and Rachel Heller

Appetites by Caroline Knapp

Unrequited: The thinking woman’s guide to romantic obsession by Lisa Phillips

The Joy of Intimacy: A soulful guide to love, sexuality and marriage by Rabbi Mannis Friedman

The Craving Mind: From cigarettes to smartphones to love—why we get hooked and how we can break bad habits by Judson Brewer


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