Anatomy of Love (Paperback)

A Natural History of Mating, Marriage, and Why We Stray

By Helen Fisher

Ballantine Books, 9780449908976, 432pp.

Publication Date: January 3, 1994

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (2/1/2016)
Compact Disc (2/26/2016)
MP3 CD (2/26/2016)

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"Captivates the reader, answers all those puzzling questions that caused your mother (or priest or guidance counselor or gym teacher) to blame God and/or hormones....Her prediction of a more open and egalitarian order provides a compelling--and hopeful--vision for the future."
Love at first sight...the copulatory gaze...dinner dates...jealousy... intimacy... homesexuality...infidelity...Dr.Helen Fisher, an anthropologist at the American Museum of Natural History, explains it all in this four-million-year history of the human species. She demystifies much about romance and pairing that we tend to believe is willfull or just plain careless. She offers new explanations for why men and women fall in love, marry, and divorce, and discusses the future of sex in a way that will surprise you.