Families and How to Survive Them
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This book, along with Lise Bourbeau's "Five injuries" are the best thing I've read on the topic of why we do what we do, we fear what we fear, we love what we love and we act in ways we normally don't understand. It is still highly enjoyable though, containing both insights as well as a lot of fun passages and comments.
Some bits are interesting - after reading it, I notice a lot more how couples seem to come from similar background even if the similarities aren't obvious. Overall, the book reminded me of my old day dream, in which one travels as a pilgrim to the temple of the God, sleeps in the temple overnight hoping for a significant dream - hopefully on that doesn't involve triangles, then on the way out of the temple in the morning you read the words know thyself over the doorway. Then the two men begin to reminisce about how smacking improved their relationships with their children and brought them closer together (I assume they mean non-literally, not just because their hand was coming into sharp contact with the child's backside which is pretty close contact), so it comes as a mild surprise that they are not enthusiastic about sado-masochism.Even now, as an empty-nester, I can see a lot of value in this for self-help, working out how people tick, and why some are so much easier to get along with than others. His chief interest was the practice and teaching of psychotherapy, with individuals, groups, families, couples and institutions. By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions.
Povinná literatura pro všechny, kteří uvažují o tom, že by si jednoho dne mohli někoho vzít a mít s ním nedejbože dítě. Love, sex and marriage and parenthood, depression and sadness, independence and experience are just a few of the many issues explored in conversation by family therapist Robin Skynner and his former patient and comedian, John Cleese. Um livro com quase 30 anos mas com muitas coisas interessantes para vivermos a vida mais informados. In my imagination then there is the sparkle of sunlight on the sea, of course Delphi isn't by the sea, but a day dream is still just a dream. He became Foulkes's pupil and later his patient in a group; Robin Skynner would readily admit he needed treatment himself.
Ocena w dół za rozdział o homo- i transseksualizmie - mogli sobie go oszczędzić, nie mając wiedzy na ten temat, bo teorie przez nich głoszone są niebezpieczne. He was a gifted teacher and practitioner of psychotherapy with individuals, groups, families, couples and institutions.