Since the dawn of civilization, men and women have been magnetically and irresistibly drawn together into romantic relationships, not so much by what they see, feel and think, but more by invisible forces. When individuals with healthy emotional backgrounds meet, the irresistible love force creates a sustainable, reciprocal and stable relationship. Codependents and emotional manipulators are similarly enveloped in a seductive dreamlike state; however, it will later unfold into a painful seesaw of love, pain, hope and disappointment. The soul mate of the codependent's dreams will become the emotional manipulator of their nightmares. Listeners of the Human Magnet Syndrome will better understand why they, despite their dreams for true love, find themselves hopelessly and painfully in love with partners who hurt them. This audiobook will guide and inspire both the layman and the professional.
©2013 CMI Education Institute (P)2013 Ross Rosenberg
I recommend everyone listen to this book. It not only explains personality traits and why one is attracted to another but also explains the generation before and then the effect a personality trait has on their own children. I understood a lot of what I was doing to my own children, thinking I was being a good mom, but enabling them to become either narcissistic or codependent. It was a life changer. I'm listening to it a third time and each time I learn more and more about my actions and how it may effect my children. Please read!
I'm not sure - haven't read it in print but I do feel I would've had a harder time feeling as engaged had I read the print version
I remember realizing that the selfish nature of the alcoholic I was involved with was described to a T, meaning that it wasn't just me being critical of them or imagining how badly I was treated which helped me feel that the end of the relationship was truly for the best
A couple of lines made me cry when I realized the person I had invested so heavily in was and never will be capable of returning my affections and that I was giving WAY more than was deserved
I think this is really helpful resource for anyone struggling with codependency (both platonic and romantic) and needing some logic as a guide. I think breaking it down into psychological contexts can help define and give structure to what otherwise feels like the losing side of emotional warfare.
author characterises Codependents as weak, submissive and helpless while promoting his disproven theory.
damaging read, he quoted a lot of outdated data.
Surprisingly complete and insightful, the best cover on the survivors needed endeavor to change inside, after not only getting rid of abusers, but indeed, of the abused inside of us. Attract love. Self love and be brave. Thank you Ross!
This book is informative and really helped me understand the magnetic pull between opposites attract.
Human magnet concept well explained, but I think it could have been done in 5 chapters. I was expecting a lot more on practical advice and tools - even if those were to be applied repetatively over many years. I felt left having more insiht into the mechanisms involved but with no tools to change these patterns.
I was hoping the book wouldn't be quite so technical and would also offer input as to what to do if you find yourself in a Human Magnetic Relationship. I definitely understand the Human Magnetic Relationship better, but will need to further investigate this phenomenon in order to better understand how to combat my co dependent behaviors. I liked the book, but dos get lost in many of the very technical descriptions.
"I am so happy I have found this book in audio!"
I never knew how nurturing and healing knowledge can be. I have firstly watched Ross Rosenberg videos on youtube when I discovered my suffering and toxic relationships were attached to codependency... so i am in this healing path... breaking FREE soul journey! HIGHLY and DEARLY recommend this book. It is clearly written from someone who truly cares... and when we are hurting we need this!
Excellent book. Provides clear definitions and examples to understand the messages.
Also very helpful to understand people and relationships between them.
I highly recommend this book.
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