The Dance of Anger

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HarperCollins, Mar 17, 2009 - Self-Help - 256 pages
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"Anger is a signal and one worth listening to," writes Dr. Harriet Lerner, in her renowned classic that has transformed the lives of millions of readers.While anger deserves our attention and respect, women still learn to silence our anger, to deny it entirely, or to vent it in a way that leaves us feeling helpless and powerless. In this engaging and eminently wise book, Dr. Lerner teaches women to identify the true sources of our anger and to use anger as a powerful vehicle for creating lasting change.

  

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Good ideas, easy to read. - Goodreads
A bit repetitive, but very educational. - Goodreads
Very helpful insights. - Goodreads
VERY informative and full of helpful advice. - Goodreads
Lots of useful insights, but the book is dated. - Goodreads
wonderful insights on how women react to situations - Goodreads

Review: The Dance of Anger: A Woman's Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships

User Review  - Rachel - Goodreads

"Unlike our male heroes, who fight and even die for what they believe in, women may be condemned for waging a bloodless and humane revolution for their own rights." (p.2) "If feeling angry signals a ... Read full review

Review: The Dance of Anger: A Woman's Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships

User Review  - Diane - Goodreads

Mostly worth the read. Some points dragged, but most of the salient points were actually useful to know. Will probably mull this over and read it again in the future. It's a lot of information to take in, but worth the read. Read full review

Contents

THE CHALLENGE OF ANGER
1
OLD MOVES NEW MOVES AND COUNTERMOVES
17
When Getting Angry
41
The Story
67
The Road to a Clearer
88
Katy and
108
The Trickiest Anger
122
Stepping Out of Family
154
TASKS FOR THE DARING AND COURAGEOUS
189
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About the author (2009)

Harriet Lerner, Ph.D., is one of our nationís most loved and respected relationship experts. Renowned for her work on the psychology of women and family relationships, she served as a staff psychologist at the Menninger Clinic for more than two decades. A distinguished lecturer, workshop leader, and psychotherapist, she is the author of The Dance of Anger and other bestselling books. She is also, with her sister, an award-winning children's book writer. She and her husband are therapists in Lawrence, Kansas, and have two sons.

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