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Our Many Selves: A Handbook for Self-Discovery

4.15  ·  Rating Details ·  13 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
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Published January 1st 1971 by HarperCollins Publishers
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Eli
Sep 22, 2016 Eli added it
Shelves: nonfiction, 2016
Not giving stars for this one because it's just so far outside of my wheelhouse.

See, my therapist is an ordained Christian minister, which means that the books she loans me are often steeped in Christian theology and perspective. Usually I can "translate" that thinking for my own, non-Christian perspective, but with this book, it's so enmeshed in the fabric of the book that it simply couldn't be separated out, and there wasn't much in it for me. That's not a flaw in me or the book; I'm simply n
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Cindy
Mar 08, 2016 Cindy rated it it was amazing
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I really appreciated this book. It came out of a study group on psychological growth at O'Connor's Christian community, and consists of a series of studies on themes from discovering your multiple selves, your negative selves; from criticism to empathy, and creative suffering. It has much to reflect on for those who suffer depression or who regret their lives. Themes are explored with exercises for self-study, and excerpts from a host of writers whose works I can never hope to read in full - but ...more
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