Perfect Love, Imperfect Relationships begins by
showing how all our relational problems arise out of a universal,
core wounding around love that affects not only our personal
relationships but the quality of life in our world as a whole.
This wounding shows up as a pervasive mood of unlove-a deep
sense that we are not intrinsically lovable just as we are.
And this shuts down our capacity to trust, so that even though
we may hunger for love, we have difficulty opening to it and
letting it circulate freely through us.
This book takes the reader on a powerful journey of healing
and transformation that involves learning to embrace our humanness
and appreciate the imperfections of our relationships as trail-markers
along the path to great love. It sets forth a process for
releasing deep-seated grievances we hold against others for
not loving us better and against ourselves for not being better
loved. And it shows how our longing to be loved can magnetize
the great love that will free us from looking to others to
Written with penetrating realism and a fresh, lyrical style
that honors the subtlety and richness of our relationship
to love itself, this revolutionary book offers profound and
practical guidance for healing our lives as well as our embattled