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What They Don’t Teach You in Psychology Classes

This Universal Emotion Is Surprisingly Absent from University Psych Lectures

There were no lectures on love when I studied psychology. Things are changing now, but love is still the road less traveled in universities and colleges in the Western world.

My classes were interesting but not enlightening. We studied a self with no soul and a mind with no heart, and the body of our work was full of disease and anxiety. There was no joy.

Love was absent.

A lecture on something called Interpersonal Attraction Theory flirted with love, but only a little.

No one addressed love directly, not even Carl Jung, who wrote about everything. Continue Reading