The Drama of the Gifted Child
The Search for the True Self, Revised Edition
Discover the enduring effects of childhood trauma with this wise and profound book. Learn why many successful people struggle with feelings of emptiness and alienation through the experiences of millions of readers. Author Alice Miller delves into how we learn to hide our true selves and adapt to meet our parents' expectations, even in the face of abuse. Miller believes that this adaptability is what allowed us to survive. Yet, surviving is not enough. The Drama of the Gifted Child helps readers reclaim their lives by uncovering their crucial needs and their own truth.
If you’re a creative person, if you have any kind of anxiety or discomfort, just read it. – source
2022-09-27T15:32:31.000Z@theashleyray It depends on the school (more intense ones teach high school algebra in 6th grade) but mostly the issue is yes, how gifted kids are treated and pressured by parents and teachers. It genuinely changes mental health. This is a great book to understand it btw: – source