Necessary Losses: The Loves Illusions Dependencies and Impossible Ex (Google eBook)
From grief and mourning to aging and relationships, poet and Redbook contributor Judith Viorst presents a thoughtful and researched study in this examination of love, loss, and letting go.
Drawing on psychoanalysis, literature, and personal experience, Necessary Losses is a philosophy for understanding and accepting life’s inevitabilities.
In Necessary Losses, Judith Viorst turns her considerable talents to a serious and far-reaching subject: how we grow and change through the losses that are a certain and necessary part of life. She argues persuasively that through the loss of our mothers’ protection, the loss of the impossible expectations we bring to relationships, the loss of our younger selves, and the loss of our loved ones through separation and death, we gain deeper perspective, true maturity, and fuller wisdom about life. She has written a book that is both life affirming and life changing.
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Review: Necessary Losses: The Loves Illusions Dependencies and Impossible Expectations That All of us HaveUser Review - Prettytaz83 - Goodreads
I got 200 pages in to this book, and I couldn't stand it any further. I wanted to like it ... The intro seemed exciting, and I eagerly dove in full of high hopes. But dear god.... Every issue in life ... Read full review
Review: Necessary Losses: The Loves Illusions Dependencies and Impossible Expectations That All of us HaveUser Review - Pamela - Goodreads
An excellent take on development and how one must endure loss in order to develop. Read full review
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