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Necessary Losses: The Loves, Illusions, Dependencies, and Impossible Expectations That All of Us Have to Give Up ... (Paperback)

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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 perso...

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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 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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    Judith Viorst is the author of nine collections of poetry, including Suddenly Sixty and Other Shocks of Later Life, and six books of prose, including the just-published Grown-Up Marriage. She has also written fourteen children's books, among them the classic Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. A graduate of the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute, she is the recipient of various awards for her journalism and psychological writings. She lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband, political writer Milton Viorst. They have three sons and, so far, four grandchildren.
    ISBN 9780684844954
    Author Viorst, Judith
    Genre PSYCHOLOGY / Applied Psychology
    Format Paperback
    Pages 447
    Publisher Date 1998-01-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Free Pr
    Copyright Year 19860601
    Height 8.5 in
    Wdth 5.5 in
    Thickness 1.25 in
    Unit weight 0.85 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle The Loves, Illusions, Dependencies, and Impossible Expectations That All of Us Have to Give Up in Order to Grow
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    Audience General/trade

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