Maybe you should talk to someone by lori gottlieb. Gottlieb interviewed an array of experts sociologists behavioral economists social psychologists and statisticians who presented evidence about why online dating doesn t work what women can really expect when they re in their 40s there are only 72 single men for every 100 women in the 45 to 65 year old demographic according to a u s.
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Lori gottlieb book review. More on slate book review the best audiobooks of 2020 the best books of 2020 the best books. I read it over two weeks and it was by turns comforting intense and a tear jerker. I loved that we got to know the author her therapist and her selected patients on a deeply personal level and not my normal genre i don t read much non fiction and no self help but i loved this.
The book is now being developed as a series with eva longoria for abc gottlieb can be judgmental and obsessive but she s authentic even raw about herself and her patients. Sprinkled throughout the book are snippets of psychology including explanations of defence mechanisms stages of change tasks of mourning and brief glimpses of the contributions of freud erikson rogers franklin and others to the field of psychology. Courtesy of lori gottlieb.
Of all my credentials as a therapist the most significant is that i am a card carrying member of the human race she writes in her new book maybe you should talk to someone gottlieb who is also the dear therapist columnist for the atlantic wants to show us not only her own. Still in about three days i managed to finish lori gottlieb s maybe you should talk to someone 526 page self help meets memoir e book while also upping my screen time by 103. Maybe you should talk to someone by lori gottlieb is a fascinating look into the world of a therapist and how therapy works.
Hence why i was so ecstatic to pick up lori gottlieb s maybe you should talk to someone a beautifully candid memoir about the psychotherapeutic process as experienced by both patient and clinician. Lori gottlieb shows us that to make mistakes is human and that we should have more compassion for others and ourselves. Census figure she cites and why women are fundamentally the choosier sex.
Lori gottlieb is a beverly hills therapist who wants to let you know she s just like everyone else. Lori gottlieb is the atlantic s dear therapist columnist who captures her life and how it is interconnected with the lives of her patients and her therapist with appealing candour. Lori gottlieb not since reading harry potter in my younger years has a book made me simultaneously want to keep reading while also not wanting it to end.