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The Drama of the Gifted Child

The Search for the True Self, Revised Edition

Alice Miller

The bestselling book on childhood trauma and the enduring effects of repressed anger and painWhy are many of the most successful people plagued by feelings of emptiness and alienation? This wise and profound book has provided millions of readers with an answer--and has helped them to apply it to their own lives.Far too many of us had to learn as ch...
Publish Date
January 1
First Published in 1979
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If you’re a creative person, if you have any kind of anxiety or discomfort, just read it.      source
All about the fact that stuff happens to us as children, negative things happen. Then, we adapt to those things by taking on certain defensive ways of being. And then, we live the rest of our lives from those defensive modes.      source