Harriet Lerner

Harriet Lerner

American clinical psychologist.
The term girl not only serves to avoid certain anxiety-arousing connotations inherent in the word woman regarding aggression, sexuality, and reproduction, it also serves to impart a tone of frivolousness and lack of seriousness to ambitious, intellectual, and competitive striving that women may pursue.More Harriet Lerner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You can't evaluate a prospective partner if you insulate your relationship from your family and friends--and his.More Harriet Lerner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Being in touch with our bodies, or more accurately, being our bodies, is how we know what is true. HarrietMore Harriet Lerner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Marriage is the lightning rod that absorbs anxiety and stress from all other sources, past and present. When marriage has a firm foundation of solid friendship and mutual respect, it can tolerate a fair amount of raw emotion. A good fight can clear the air, and it's nice to know we can survive conflict and even learn from it. Many couples, however, get trapped in endless rounds of fighting and blaming that they don't know how to get out of. When fights go unchecked and unrepaired, they can eventually erode love and resMore Harriet Lerner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Only through our connectedness to others can we really know and enhance the self. And only through working on the self can we begin to enhance our connectedness to others.More Harriet Lerner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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