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The Dance of Intimacy

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The Dance of Intimacy

A Woman's Guide to Courageous Acts of Change in Key Relationships

By Harriet Lerner

Harper Perennial, Paperback, 9780060916466, 272pp.

Publication Date: March 26, 1990

Description

In The Dance of Intimacy, the bestselling author of The Dance of Anger outlines the steps to take so that good relationships can be strengthened and difficult ones can be healed. Taking a careful look at those relationships where intimacy is most challenged--by distance, intensity, or pain--she teaches us about the specific changes we can make to achieve a more solid sense of self and a more intimate connectedness with others. Combining clear advice with vivid case examples, Dr. Lerner offers us the most solid, helpful book on intimate relationships that both women and men may ever encounter.



Praise For The Dance of Intimacy

“A wise and compassionate book that will teach the reader much about the complex emotions our family and love relationships engender.”
-Lillian B. Rubin, Ph.D., author of Intimate Strangers

“Subtle and literate, The Dance of Intimacy is like a long, revealing conversation with a wise and compassionate friend.”
-Maggie Scarf

“Dr. Lerner has a truly remarkable ability to analyze our problems with intimacy. She has written a hopeful, respectful, and transforming book.”
-Carol C. Nadelson, M.D., former president of the American Psychiatric Association