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The Dance of Deception: A Guide to Authenticity and Truth Telling in Women's Relationships
     

The Dance of Deception: A Guide to Authenticity and Truth Telling in Women's Relationships

by Harriet Lerner
 

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From sexual faking to family secrets, Dr. Harriet Lerner reveals how the struggle toward truth-telling is at the center of our deepest longings for intimacy, authenticity, and self-regard. Drawing on more than two decades of clinical experience, Dr. Lerner articulates her rich philosophy and thoughtful guidelines about speaking out and holding back. With the passion,

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From sexual faking to family secrets, Dr. Harriet Lerner reveals how the struggle toward truth-telling is at the center of our deepest longings for intimacy, authenticity, and self-regard. Drawing on more than two decades of clinical experience, Dr. Lerner articulates her rich philosophy and thoughtful guidelines about speaking out and holding back. With the passion, humor, and clarity that have become her trademark, Lerner unravels the lies, secrets, and silence - our own and others'- that affect our lives and teaches us how to widen the path to truth-telling for everyone.

Editorial Reviews

Betty Carter
“Stunning in it’s impact. This is a book to be read and reread.”
Carol Tavris
“A remarkable, beautifully written book illuminating ways for women to find integrity, courage, and voice in a world that rewards female silence and pretense.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060726645
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
05/11/2004
Edition description:
Abridged, 3 CDs, 3 Hours
Product dimensions:
5.24(w) x 5.52(h) x 0.58(d)

What People are Saying About This

Carol Tavris
“A remarkable, beautifully written book illuminating ways for women to find integrity, courage, and voice in a world that rewards female silence and pretense.”
Betty Carter
“Stunning in it’s impact. This is a book to be read and reread.”

Meet the Author

Harriet Lerner, Ph.D., is one of our nation’s most loved and respected relationship experts. Renowned for her work on the psychology of women and family relationships, she served as a staff psychologist at the Menninger Clinic for more than two decades. A distinguished lecturer, workshop leader, and psychotherapist, she is the author of The Dance of Anger and other bestselling books. She is also, with her sister, an award-winning children's book writer. She and her husband are therapists in Lawrence, Kansas, and have two sons.

Harriet Lerner, Ph.D., is one of our nation’s most loved and respected relationship experts. Renowned for her work on the psychology of women and family relationships, she served as a staff psychologist at the Menninger Clinic for more than two decades. A distinguished lecturer, workshop leader, and psychotherapist, she is the author of The Dance of Anger and other bestselling books. She is also, with her sister, an award-winning children's book writer. She and her husband are therapists in Lawrence, Kansas, and have two sons.

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