Why Do Fools Fall in Love

Experiencing the Magic, Mystery, and Meaning of Successful Relationships

By Janice R. Levine; Howard J. Markman
(Jossey-Bass, Hardcover, 9780787953843, 240pp.)

Publication Date: December 2000

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Thirty-two marriage and family experts set aside their professional personae to explain the wild and wonderful, irrational and passionate mystery of love. Written with simplicity and warmth, this book ultimately illuminates a deep and compassionate vision of what constitutes truly happy long-term relationships. Also included are pearls of wit and wisdom from celebrity couples, including Cokie and Steve Roberts, Warren Beatty and Annette Bening, George and Barbara Bush, Christopher Reeve and Dana Morosine, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, Ronald and Nancy Reagan, and others. Why Do Fools Fall in Love? will be cherished by all couples (and aspiring couples) who want to understand and energize that transformative power of love.

About the Author

JANICE R. LEVINE is clinical instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and the author of The Couples Health Program and coauthor of Fighting for Your Jewish Marriage. Levine is a popular lecturer on the topics of couples and relationships HOWARD J. MARKMAN is professor of psychology at the University of Denver and one of the world's leading marital researchers. Markman is the coauthor of the Fighting for Your Marriage series which includes Fighting for Your Marriage, Fighting for Your Jewish Marriage, Fighting for Your Empty Nest Marriage, and Fighting for Your African American Marriage.

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