Dowrick, a British psychotherapist (and co-founder of the Women’s Press in England), examines the complementary roles of intimacy and solitude in this. Buy Intimacy and Solitude: Balancing Closeness and Independence Revised edition by Stephanie Dowrick (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. 25 Oct ISBN: Random House Australia (Revised and expanded) First published An international best-seller, this book allows.

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Dowrick includes relevant anecdotes about her own life, explaining that losing her mother at the age wtephanie eight made her fearful of establishing intimate ties with others, anxious about her ability to mother her own two children, and occasionally ineffectual in dealing with her more troublesome patients.

Feb 25, Alisa rated it it was amazing Shelves: This book is a great look into how the early development of the self can affect your ability to experience intimacy dowricck solitude. Intimacy is then possible because one has a identity that is not defined by the partner or the relationship. Both have the potential for How do we negotiate our needs with those of other people?

Jun 13, Wendy rated it it was amazing. Plot Tips on technique 6: Jul 15, Yvonne Dowdick rated it it was ok. This is another dog-eared book that I return to often; particularly when I am feeling alone or feel that my relationships are feeling superficial. Paradoxically, the less one needs others, the more easily one can embrace them. Trivia About Intimacy and Soli Contents Is that who I.

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Dialogue Tips on technique 5: Feb 09, Deborah rated it really liked it. Lists with This Book. She has lived in Sydney since and is the mother of two adult children. No trivia or quizzes yet. But the overall theme is an important one: More books by this author. Point of view Tips on technique 4: That all said, it is one of the better books I’ve read for understanding relationships and I would definitely recommend it!

I’m also not that fond of her personal story which although is the reason for her research, it’s not necessary to the concept of the book.

I am reminded of the imagined reaction if you could read minds of your intimates and associates. As the author shows, our relationship with ourselves is automatically reflected in our relationship with others. Sep 25, sheena rated it really liked it Shelves: Formerly a publisher and also a trained psychotherapist, Stephanie Dowrick writes and teaches on a variety of spiritual, psychological and ethical issues. While the entirety of the book wasn’t what I was looking for, the parts I found most interesting were helpful in identifying some person issues I had.


Is it possible to be close to someone else – and still be myself?

Intimacy & Solitude – Self Therapy | Stephanie Dowrick

This books explores the various approaches to intimacy and solitude of current areas of psychotherapy. The point of this book is that one most over come this fear of loneliness through solitude.

Apr 24, Natasha Diarist Holme rated it did not like it Shelves: See 1 question about Intimacy and Solitude…. Which of the following best describes you?

Published February 17th by W. Highly recommend this author.

Intimacy and Solitude: Balancing Closeness and Independence

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A very good book on relationships, about the stdphanie conflict between being alone and being with others, and also about having a healthy relationship with oneself. References to this book People in Crisis, 7 X Oct 31, Jonathan Solomon rated it it was amazing. She lives in New South Wales, Australia with her two children. I am now reading another of hers.