Philosophia 36 (3):277-283 (2008)

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Aaron Ben-Ze’ev
University of Haifa
Abstract
 Many testimonies, as well as fictional works, describe situations in which people find themselves hating the person that they love. This might initially appear to be contradiction, as how can one love and hate the same person at the same time? A discussion of this problem requires making a distinction between logical consistency and psychologically compatibility. Hating the one you love may be a consistent experience, but it raises difficulties concerning its psychological compatibility
Keywords Romantic love  Hate  Consistency  Psychologically compatibility  Emotional ambivalence
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DOI 10.1007/s11406-007-9108-2
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