Alice Miller

Alice Miller

The art of not experiencing feelings. A child can experience her feelings only when there is somebody there who accepts her fully, understands her, and supports her. If that person is missing, if the child must risk losing the mother's love of her substitute in order to feel, then she will repress emotions.More Alice Miller quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For the human soul is virtually indestructible, and its ability to rise from the ashes remains as long as the body draws breath.More Alice Miller quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Emotional access to the truth is the indispensable precondition of healing.More Alice Miller quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
That probably greatest of narcissistic wounds -- not to have been loved just as one truly was -- cannot heal without the work of mourning.More Alice Miller quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It was not the beautiful or pleasant feelings that gave me new insight, but the ones against which I fought most strongly: feelings that made me experience myself as shabby, petty, mean, helpless, humiliated, demanding, resentful or confused, and above all, sad and lonely. It was precisely through these experiences, which I had shunned for so long, that I became certain that I now understood something about my life, stemming from the core of my being, something that I could not have learned from any book.More Alice Miller quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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