Necessary Losses: The Loves Illusions Dependencies and Impossible Ex
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 - Eirika - Goodreads
Freudian drivel, ie. being born and separated from one's mother is an emotional lose that causes permanent mental teams. Read full review
Review: Necessary Losses: The Loves Illusions Dependencies and Impossible Expectations That All of us HaveUser Review - Lynnann Patterson - Goodreads
I read this about a year after my mother died and I was so moved by it -- it helped me understand the emotional significance of that overwhelming loss and how my position in my family and the rest of ... Read full review
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