Commitment and Healing: Gay Men and the Need for Romantic by Richard A. Isay

By Richard A. Isay

"What's love obtained to do with it? every little thing, in keeping with Richard Isay's expert and illuminating examine the position of romance in smooth homosexual lifestyles. I hugely suggest this e-book for individuals of any iteration and partnership status."
--Dean H. Hamer, Ph.D., writer of The technological know-how of wish and The God Gene

"Richard Isay deals anything much better than basic bromides and fake desire. during this publication, he demanding situations us with a provocative, illuminating, and finally hopeful examine ourselves and explains how these people who yearn to like and be enjoyed (and who doesn't?) can top locate happiness and therapeutic in a devoted relationship."
--Eric Marcus, writer of The Male Couple's consultant and jointly Forever

"Many homosexual males (and others, too) are inclined to locate this ebook enormously fascinating and worthwhile. In a chain of vividly illuminating case histories and with a psychoanalyst's intensity and readability of perception, Richard Isay lucidly explains why homosexual males have specific hassle in developing and maintaining loving relationships and the way they may sensibly enhance their probabilities of doing so."
--Harry G. Frankfurt, Ph.D., writer of On Bullshit and the explanations of Love

"Richard Isay's portrayals of homosexual men's lives usually are arguable. Isay isn't the stereotypical psychoanalyst who sits quietly whereas his sufferers ramble--and we are all of the larger for that. He has whatever to assert and what he says is worthy listening to. This provocative booklet will be learn through a person who yearns for yet hasn't but came across genuine love."
--William Rubenstein, Founding Director of the Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation legislation and previous Director of the ACLU Lesbian & homosexual Rights Project

"Based on Dr. Isay's 3 many years of expertise operating with homosexual males in remedy, it is a deeply considerate examine of the problems homosexual males may perhaps event with falling and staying in love. For a homosexual guy, examining this e-book can cause him to revisit a few darkish locations alongside his personal life's trip, however it also will supply him a glimpse of the self-affirmation and capability for switch which are the targets of gay-positive psychotherapy."
--Simon LeVay, Ph.D., writer of Human Sexuality and Queer Science

"Indispensable insights from America's wisest observer of homosexual relationships."
--Charles Kaiser, writer of The homosexual Metropolis

"Gay humans search the liberty to marry for a similar mixture of purposes as non-gay humans, and for many, love and dedication are primary. Drawing on his unprecedented services and many years of reports from his sufferers, Richard Isay explores the demanding situations and price of romantic love--how to beat our pasts and increase our current lives at home--as we construct a way forward for higher equality and inclusion in society."
--Evan Wolfson, writer of Why Marriage Matters

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