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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

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The Bestselling Classic on Love, Loss, and Letting Go

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 an inevitable 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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"This perceptive book should absorb and enrich anyone who admits to being human." Benjamin Spock, M.D.

Review:

"The kind of book that belongs in every household. It is simply healthy to have around."United Press International

About the Author

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.

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crowyhead, May 19, 2009 (view all comments by crowyhead)
An interesting book, but as it turns out, not precisely what I was looking for. It's much more philosophical and not so readily applicable to concrete situations. Still, if you're interested in how Freudian psychology has evolved and how it relates to personal relationships, this is an interesting read.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780684844954
Introduction:
Viorst, Judith
Author:
Viorst, Judith
Publisher:
Fireside Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Self-actualization (psychology)
Subject:
Loss (psychology)
Subject:
Self-actualization
Subject:
Loss
Subject:
Personal Growth - General
Subject:
General Self-Help
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Subject:
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Subject:
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Subject:
redbook, viorst, Necessary Losses, Jewish women, Jewish writers, AARP, Suddenly Sixty, I’m Too Young to Be Seventy, bestseller, humor, essays, nora ephron, Alexander and the Wonderful, Marvelous, Excellent, Terrific Ninety Days, Suddenly Sixty And O
Subject:
redbook, viorst, Necessary Losses, Jewish women, Jewish writers, AARP, Suddenly Sixty, I’m Too Young to Be Seventy, bestseller, humor, essays, nora ephron, Alexander and the Wonderful, Marvelous, Excellent, Terrific Ninety Days, Suddenly Sixty And O
Subject:
redbook, viorst, Necessary Losses, Jewish women, Jewish writers, AARP, Suddenly Sixty, I’m Too Young to Be Seventy, bestseller, humor, essays, nora ephron, Alexander and the Wonderful, Marvelous, Excellent, Terrific Ninety Days, Suddenly Sixty And O
Subject:
redbook, viorst, Necessary Losses, Jewish women, Jewish writers, AARP, Suddenly Sixty, I m Too Young to Be Seventy, bestseller, humor, essays, nora ephron, Alexander and the Wonderful, Marvelous, Excellent, Terrific Ninety Days, Suddenly Sixty And Other S
Subject:
redbook, viorst, Necessary Losses, Jewish women, Jewish writers, AARP, Suddenly Sixty, I m Too Young to Be Seventy, bestseller, humor, essays, nora ephron, Alexander and the Wonderful, Marvelous, Excellent, Terrific Ninety Days, Suddenly Sixty And Other S
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Fireside ed.
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
3
Publication Date:
January 1998
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 13.335 oz

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