Rachel Resnick hits her forties single, broke, depressed, and childless. Looking back over years of failed relationships, she identifies a lifelong addiction to love-an addiction to the unfulfilled fantasy of romantic bliss, marriage, and family, and to a string of sexual relationships that only carry her farther from that dream. As she peels back one raw layer after another, she must eventually confront the painful experiences of her childhood-and the difficult work of recovery that lies ahead. A groundbreaking, compulsively readable memoir, Love Junkie charts Resnick's path from destructive love to intimacy, from despair to hope, and cracks open one of our more elusive and pervasive modern-day addictions.Within ten minutes someonea#39;s found the fuse box and turned the lights back on. When we leave, the doorman grins. ``You two ... and kill the engines, there is only the sound of them ticking down into silence. And the chirr-croak of the tree frogs.
|Publisher||:||Bloomsbury Publishing USA - 2010-07-23|