The Art of Loving
In this seminal work, renowned psychoanalyst Erich Fromm helps readers achieve rich, productive lives by developing their capacity to understand, give, and receive the most profound kind of love.
From the Back Cover The fiftieth Anniversary Edition of the groundbreaking international bestseller that has shown millions of readers how to achieve rich, productive lives by developing their hidden capacities for love Most people are unable to love on the only level that truly matters: love that is compounded of maturity, self-knowledge, and courage. As with every art, love demands practice and concentration, as well as genuine insight and understanding. In his classic work, The Art of Loving , renowned psychoanalyst and social philosopher Erich Fromm explores love in all its aspects--not only romantic love, steeped in false conceptions and lofty expectations, but also brotherly love, erotic love, self-love, the love of God, and the love of parents for their children.