Life Preservers: Staying Afloat in Love and Life

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HarperColllins, 1996 - Psychology - 335 pages
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The bestselling author of The Dance of Anger provides "life preserving" advice on life, love, and work. With the warmth and clarity that have become her trademark, Dr. Lerner addresses 150 of the questions most frequently asked by women. Her short answers to life's "big questions" will delight both women and men.

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Lerner (The Dance of Intimacy, HarperCollins, 1993) pulls off a flourishing pirouette with her latest offering. Appearing monthly, her New Woman magazine column "Good Advice" (from which this book is ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
3
Parents in Recovery
7
What Is Intimacy? 1
11
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Well-known psychotherapist Dr. Harriet Learner has helped millions of women with relationship problems. Women around the world have benefited from Lerner's guidance in the bestselling series Dance of Anger, Dance of Intimacy, Dance of Deception. In her monthly column, Good Advice, which appears in New Woman magazine, the author gives practical answers to the big and little questions of life. In Life Preservers: Staying Afloat in Love and Life (1996) the reader who has read too many self-help books and is still not perfect is given a clear plan of action to cut through confusion. Other titles by Lerner include Women in Therapy: Devaluation, Anger, Aggression, Depression, Self-Sacrifice, Mothering, Mother Blaming, Self Betrayal, Sex-Role Stereotypes, Dependency, Work and Success, Inhibitions, and The Mother Dance: How Children Change Your Life. The author has also written a children's book, What's So Terrible About Swallowing an Appleseed , that examines the sister relationship and honesty. In addition, Lerner has created a series of self-help audio cassettes. Harriet Goldhor Lerner, Ph.D is a clinical psychologist and psychotherapist at the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kans. and frequent workshop leader, lecturer, and consultant. She is married and the mother of two sons.

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