Karl Whitaker will remain in the history of family therapy one of her most “avant-garde” classics: brilliant and controversial, sometimes shockingly harsh, prone to mysterious aphorisms that have been interpreted and borrowed for many years. In this book, the reader will find specific working methods, vivid cases from practice and, more importantly, ideas that help to better understand not only their clients, but also their own professional and family history.
The book is addressed to everyone who in their work is connected with family issues: consultants, school and clinical psychologists and, of course, psychotherapists.
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Causes of Family Conflicts
Many family problems did not arise yesterday. Incomplete families, divorces, marital conflicts, problems of loneliness existed in the past, but did not attract such close attention.
In addition, the man himself has become more demanding in love, in spiritual intimacy and understanding, sex
But everyone has their own paths to happiness. Marriage does not guarantee a person complete happiness, the resolution of all problems at once. Marriage is building relationships with a spouse, children, relatives every day. The process of building relationships at the beginning of a joint life is especially important, that is, mutual adaptation is necessary. The adaptation period is a mandatory stage in the formation of a family. It can last for years or be short. Much depends on the desire, on the ability to go towards each other. Continue reading
Since the diapers of each of us have been accustomed to the fact that for each misconduct must be held accountable. Every extra word spoken can cause a storm of indignation, as well as be condemned. On the one hand, this is very good, because, inspiring guilt, we were instilled with control over our own behavior, showing by example what is “good” and what is “bad”. Only one problem – if you go too far with this technique, in the future you can get a person with a full complex of guilt, which he will experience even for the most minor misconduct. And if sometimes a similar (guilt) feeling is necessary, then sometimes it can become a serious life obstacle. That is why you need to figure out for yourself how to get rid of guilt.
Guilt – feeling and remorse are devoid of meaning and meaning. These are feelings, experiences. Not Continue reading