Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s Love in the Time of Choleraprimarily deals with the anatomy of illusory andimmature love and its psychological impact on thecharacters in a society where rules, norms, systems,etc. are of crucial significance. Its prime emphasisis on the explication of the individual charactersand their identity formation in a restrictivesociety. To light on this, the novel is treatedpsychoanalytically in this work, for it delineateshow the personalities spend the life of illusion andhence suffer from neurosis. However, when grown up,people come to the realization that they have been inillusion and suffering because of the continuousrepression of their instinctual desires or dreamswhich, if not fulfilled ,lead to depression andultimately to the suicide and /or death. In thisregard this work can be useful for the researchers,psychiatrists, readers and others who are involvedand interested in the study of the psychologicallydisturbed personalities in a society.