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LORI GOTTLIEB is a psychotherapist and New York Times bestselling author of MAYBE YOU SHOULD TALK TO SOMEONE, which is being adapted for TV with Eva Longoria. In addition to her clinical practice, she writes The Atlantic's weekly "Dear Therapist" advice column and contributes regularly to the New York Times. She is sought-after in media such as The Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, CNN, and NPR's "Fresh Air."

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Lori Gottlieb Thank you, Abdennour--glad you're enjoying the book! I will be working on another book about couples and how we are revealed through these…moreThank you, Abdennour--glad you're enjoying the book! I will be working on another book about couples and how we are revealed through these relationships, when I'm done touring for this book. I'm so looking forward to sharing those stories and what we can learn about ourselves from them!(less)
Lori Gottlieb Hi Whitney, so nice to hear that you liked my book! People tend to seek therapy when they, themselves, feel that they're struggling. If he feels this…moreHi Whitney, so nice to hear that you liked my book! People tend to seek therapy when they, themselves, feel that they're struggling. If he feels this way, you might suggest that there are many things he can try so that he doesn't have to suffer so much, only one of which is therapy. He can always go for a consultation, for which there's absolutely no downside. One of two things might happen: a) He discovers it's helpful and decides to go back or b) He doesn't find it helpful and he doesn't go back. But if he doesn't feel that he wants/needs help, well... people don't do well in therapy if they're going for somebody else's sake (i.e., yours).(less)
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“We can’t have change without loss, which is why so often people say they want change but nonetheless stay exactly the same.”
Lori Gottlieb, Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed

“We tend to think that the future happens later, but we're creating it in our minds every day. When the present falls apart, so does the future we had associated with it. And having the future taken away is the mother of all plot twists.”
Lori Gottlieb, Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed

“There’s no hierarchy of pain. Suffering shouldn’t be ranked, because pain is not a contest.”
Lori Gottlieb, Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed

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