OBJECT LOVE

with regard to psychoanalytic theory, love of a individual that is not like the individual. It is an act of the ego and not the instincts as it is in object cathexis.

OBJECT LOVE: "Object love is impossible to measure precisely."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OBJECT LOVE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/object-love/ (accessed September 7, 2019).
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