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Love's Executioner Other Tales of Psychotherapy

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Psychiatrist Dr Irvin D Yalom is married to a feminist scholar which is highly surprising considering the fact that he married to a feminist scholar which is highly surprising considering the fact that he women in a very sexualized and demeaning way Unless they were attractive women he displayed a worrying degree of contempt to I had originally started Irvin D Yalom s newest elease Becoming Myself where he mentioned this collection of stories which sounded
Fitting Because My Attention 
because my attention was slight at the timeLove s Executioner and Other Tales of Psychotherapy offers a keen insight on ten patients from all walks of life who turned to therapy all ten were suffering the common problems of everyday life loneliness self contempt impotence migraine headaches sexual compulsivity obesity hypertension grief a consuming love obsession mood swings depression Yet somehow a somehow that unfolds differently in each story therapy uncovered deep GIS and Fr�uleins: The German-American Encounter in 1950s West Germany roots of these everyday problemsoots stretching down to the bedrock of existence Though the problems may be considered common problems of everyday life Love s Executioner made them seem like anything but Yalom writes his patients with the utmost The Confederate Privateers respect and interestI d like to mention in particular one story that started off the collection on a bang for me with Thelma a depressed suicidal seventy year old woman who for the past eight years could notelinuish her obsessive love for a man thirty five years younger Perhaps the function of the obsession was simply to provide intimacy it bonded her to another but not to a Big Bad Detective Agency real person to a fantasy My attention wasiveted to her I went through a turmoil of emotions The Placer reading her story and came out of it with a changed perspective of my own It was such a wildide that in the end I felt like both the doctor and the patient being treated The longest *Piece Deservingly So You Are You You Have Your Own *deservingly so You are you you have your own you continue to be the person you are from moment to moment from day to day Basically your existence is impervious to the fleeting thoughts to the electromagnetic Otto Freundlich: Cosmic Communism ripples occurring in some unknown mind Try to see that All this power that Matthew has you ve given it to him every bit of it What goes on in another person s mind someone you never even see who probably isn t even aware of your existence who is caught up in his own life struggles doesn t change the person you are I was easily swept away into the pensive and therapeutic writing style It offered an introspective look into moments not many of us get to seeepresented The book also had many noteworthy lines that left an imprint on me such as You know there is no one alive now who was grown up when I was a child So I as a child am dead Some day soon perhaps in forty years there will be no one alive who has ever known me That s when I will be truly dead when I exist in no one. The collection of ten absorbing tales by master psychotherapist Irvin D Yalom uncovers the mysteries frustrations pathos and humor at the heart of the therapeutic encounter In ecou. ,
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The Last Living Individual 
last living individual have known some person or cluster of people When that old person dies the whole cluster dies too vanishes from living memory I wonder who that person will be for me Whose death will make me truly dead This precise piece of commentary struck meSpeaking of which this note on experiencing love at first sight was so satisfying to agree on You don t know this person In a Proustian way you ve packed this creature full of the attributes you so desire You ve fallen in love with your own creation At the expense of sounding a bit abrasive this book was perfect for my nosy self that likes to hear personal stories without having to share something of myself in exchange And though I did not agree with the tactics used in certain tales I ead on in fascination of the differing views of Profiles in Leadership: Historians on the Elusive Quality of Greatness reality presented Now I can move on to Yalom s newesteleaseOh and one last thing I have to highlight upon ending my eview this piece on experiencing crushes At a conference approximately two years prior to meeting Thelma I had encountered a woman who subseuently invaded my mind my thoughts my dreams Her image took up housekeeping in my mind and defied All My Efforts To my efforts to it But for a time that was all ight I liked the obsession and savored it afresh again and again A few weeks later I went on a week s vacation with my family to a beautiful Caribbean island It was only after several days that I ealized I was missing everything on the trip the beauty of the beach the lush and exotic vegetation even the thrill of snorkeling and entering the underwater world All this ich eality had been blotted out by my obsession I had been absent I had been encased in my mind watching eplays over and over again of the same and by then pointless fantasy Anxious and mind watching Der Bilderwächter replays over and over again of the same and by then pointless fantasy Anxious and fed up with myself I entered therapy yet again and after several hard months my mind was my own again and I was able toeturn to the exciting business of experiencing my life as it was happening Note I m an Affiliate If you e interested in buying Love s Executioner just click on the image below to go through my link I ll make a small commission Support creators you love Buy a Coffee for nat bookspoils with Ko ficombookspoils There is no adventure exciting nothing so wonderful and frightening and so fraught with danger as delving into the mind of a human being On that point alone this book is moving and emotional and funny as few works of fiction can be When going on such a perilous journey into the true heart of darkness it behooves one to have an experienced and trustworthy guide Dr Irving Yalom knows the terrain and the beasts that lurk within yet I would prefer having Fred C Dobbs showing me the way in The Tre. Nting his patients' dilemmas Yalom not only gives us a are and enthralling glimpse into their personal desires and motivations but also tells us his own story as he struggles to e. ,
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where you stand is duplicitous and self aggrandizing his writing screams contempt and distain for all but his most attractive female patients At the same time his writing when keeping to the trail of his client s problems is compelling and insightful But it is Yalom s incessant and obnoxious inner monologue that uins this book for me Yalom is smarmy and lascivious to women he finds attractive and dismissive and cruel in his descriptions of those who don t match his standards He compartmentalizes men in the same way When one women far below his standards and the first of the ten Case Studies That Make Up The Book Says Her Last studies that make up the book says her last called her on her shitty habits Yalom tells us This phrase startled me It didn t fit with the Letters to Rollins rest of her presentation That s how I felt about him throughout the book The insight he shows in the introduction of the book is waylaid time and time again by his incessant obnoxious and judgmental inner monologue This along with his ego and self centeredness proved for a very unenjoyableead If I want to Britain, Europe And The Third World read the musings of a horndog I ll stick with Errol Flynn s My Wicked Wicked Ways and be spared the hubris But wait What s this an afterword Ah written 25 years after the book was first published Now I ll see the wisdom of the man who wrote the introduction Now matured and distilled by age and experience I ll see the wiseeflections on his egotistic insulting asides and comments of his freshman book But what to my wondering eyes do appear He actually envies and praises his writing He makes a very backhanded apology for what he wrote about one of his clients but finds Scotland Yard room to lionize himself even there I don t care about his experienceeputation or certifications If it looks like a schmuck swims like a schmuck and uacks like a schmuck then it probably is a schmuck From both my personal and professional experience I had come to believe that the fear of death is always greatest in those who feel that they have not lived their life fully A good working formula is the unlived life or unrealized potential the greater one s death anxietyIn his book Love s Executioner Irvin Yalom a psychotherapist with several decades of experience shares ten stories of individuals he counseled in a professional setting Each of these tales evolves around different presenting problems anging from a man whose cancer The stories of 10 patients experiences in psychotherapy but they feel like much The stories offer a surprisingly engaging window to peek into the struggles of patients w the very same existential pains and miseries everyone experiences The author is a practicing therapist and he based these stories on his patients suitably amended to ensure anonymity He Concile his all too human Unverified: A Novel responses with his sensibility as a psychiatrist Not since Freud has an author done so much to clarify what goes on between a psychotherapist and a patient.