OBJECT LOVE By N., Sam M.S. - 134 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." Related Psychology Terms ADOLESCENCE (Theories) LOVE EGO PSYCHOTHERAPY JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) Identifying Relevant Theories and Models FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) ACT PSYCHOLOGY Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development TRANSACTIONAL ANALYSIS Comparison of Assessment Tools Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "OBJECT LOVE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/object-love/ (accessed October 4, 2022).