Being and Loving: How to Achieve Intimacy with Another Person and Retain One's Own Identity (Paperback)Althea J. Horner (author)
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Publisher: Jason Aronson Inc. Publishers
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 240 g
Dimensions: 227 x 161 x 12 mm
Edition: 3rd Edition
Praise for the First Edition: Being and Loving points the way out of one of the most important dilemmas of human relationships, whether in the family, between lovers, or with friends. How can one establish intimacy while preserving one's unique identity? Dr. Horner's understanding of psychological development enriches her writing and offers valuable insights to the reader, professional and nonprofessional alike. For the professional, the book offers a wealth of sophisticated and extremely useful clinical information, accompanied by a large number of case examples. For the nonprofessional, the book is written so clearly and without jargon that it is readily understandable and very helpful... -- Samuel Slipp, M.D.
Praise for the First Edition: This book is a rare commodity. Valuable for both practicing psychotherapists and for the lay public, it speaks to the issues of love and personal identity, straight from the shoulder and straight to the heart. Written with compassion and professional wisdom, the volume offers a fresh and practical view of the difficult but attainable balance between self-expression and intimacy. Because she stimulates rather than indoctrinates, Althea Horner succeeds where others who have addressed this difficult topic failed... -- Philip M. Bromberg, M.D.