The Fantasy of Perfect Love

How idealizing our partners helps and harms us.

Illusive Lovers' Dreams

By Caroline J. Simon Ph.D.

Distinguishing idealization from fantasy.

Romeo and Juliet's Death Trap

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.

Addictive love and a tale of teen suicide.

Perfect for Me

By Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton Ph.D.

Does idealizing your romantic partner poison or protect?

Love Big, Think Small

By Steven Stosny, Ph.D.

Marriage and the illusion of certainty.

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