Necessary Losses: The Loves, Illusions, Dependencies, and Impossible Expectations That All of Us Have to Give Up in Order to Grow

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Necessary Losses: The Loves, Illusions, Dependencies, and Impossible Expectations That All of Us Have to Give Up in Order to Grow Author Judith Viorst
ISBN-10 0684844958
ISBN-13 9780684844954
Year 1998-01-05
Pages 448
Language English
Publisher Free Press
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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 lifes 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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