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Necessary losses

Author: Judith Viorst
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On verso title page: The loves, illusions, dependencies, and impossible expectations that all of us have to give up in order to grow.
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Viorst, Judith.
Necessary losses.
New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1986
(OCoLC)561500081
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Viorst
ISBN: 0671456555 9780671456559 0671653202 9780671653200 1555042295 9781555042295 1555042716 9781555042714 0684844958 9780684844954
OCLC Number: 12724652
Description: 447 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The separate self. The high cost of separation --
The ultimate connection --
Standing alone --
The private "I" --
Lessons in love --
The forbidden and the impossible. When are you taking that new kid back to the hospital? --
Passionate triangles --
Anatomy and destiny --
Good as guilt --
Childhood's end --
Imperfect connections. Dreams and realities --
Convenience fiends and historical friends and crossroads and cross-generational friends and friends who come when you call at two in the morning --
Love and hate in the married state --
Saving the children --
Family feelings --
Loving, losing, leaving, letting go. Love and mourning --
Shifting images --
I grow old ... I grow old --
The ABC of dying --
Reconnections.
Responsibility: Judith Viorst.

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Synthesizing psychoanalytic theory, literature, interviews and personal experiences, the author of this book attempts to demonstrate what we have to give up in order to grow. The book looks at all  Read more...

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