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Imaginary Crimes: Why We Punish Ourselves and How to Stop

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This liberating and important book explains how our intense concerns for others can drive us to sabotage our most cherished goals. The concepts will help everyone who suffers from self-punishment and self-sabotage, and in particular, the children of dysfunctional families.
Hardcover, 295 pages
Published December 31st 1990 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) (first published May 1st 1990)
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Katrin
Apr 28, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A good book describing with simple examples how small things said in ones childhood by our parents and other family members can cause quilt as grownups and how people sabotage their own happiness with that illusionary quilt. And it made me realize something even deeper, but that knowledge you'll have to find out yourself. :)
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