Why Jealousy is as Necessary as Love or Sex.
Psychologists have declared jealousy a symbol of immaturity and whisked sufferers into therapy. Capitalism, patriarchy, culture and socialisation have all been blamed. And we all know what happened to Othello . . . Yet David Buss argues that while jealousy in excess can be damaging, it can also be a coping strategy that has evolved genetically to protect and deal with real threats to our closest relationships.
'The Dangerous Passion' raises fascinating and provocative questions - and holds surprises for everyone who reads it.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 08 / 2001
- 128 x 198mm