Awakening the Heroes Within: Twelve Archetypes to Help Us Find Ourselves and Transform Our World - Chapter 12, The Lover, Chapter 13, The Creator Summary & Analysis

Carol S. Pearson
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Chapter 12, The Lover, Chapter 13, The Creator Summary and Analysis

The path of the Lover has been described as the "left handed path," or the path of the soul, not the ego. A person is attracted to another person, and will die for that person if that is necessary. This is brought out in famous stories such as that of Romeo and Juliet, or that of Tristan and Isolde. Indeed, there is an association between love and death. Death also is referred to when the Lover tells about the melting sensation he or she has before his or her beloved. Eros, in a way, starts when one attaches oneself to one's parents. Love is not only about sex, but it is any strong attachment to a person, place, or idea. The Lover is active during adolescence and young adulthood, with people...

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