Families and How to Survive Them

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Families and How to Survive Them

Families and How to Survive Them

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The book has a nice title but **spoiler alert** there are no strategies here on how to best avoid unwanted family events or embarrassing in-laws, or to be the last one left alive after a terrible squabble over the Christmas dinner. It takes the form of a conversation between English funnyman, John Cleese and his psychologist, Robin Skinner. Even now, as an empty-nester, I can see a lot of value in this for self-help, and figuring out how people tick and why some are easier to get along with than others - quite apart from their different personality preferences. He subsequently worked with adults and children of an unusually wide range of socio-economic status, from the poorest districts of the East End of London to private practice. I also have the life book to wade through but I think I'll have a break before doing so to give my subconscious the time to chew the fat.

I remember reading this book years ago and finding the discussions of how and why we replicate family relationships and how we are drawn to people hiding the same problems as ourselves fascinating. Some bits are interesting - after reading it, I notice a lot more how couples seem to come from similar background even if the similarities aren't obvious.You might enjoy the occasional smile, and you won't get bored, but you won't be rolling around on the floor laughing. Um livro com quase 30 anos mas com muitas coisas interessantes para vivermos a vida mais informados. And notice the parts you most strongly disagree with - what might be behind the screen that's making you act that way? This book gives great insight into the whys and wherefores of our psychological make up, explaining in everyday language why we choose our partners, baggage from our parents, why some people become gay. I first read this about twelve years ago, and found it extremely helpful in understanding my sons better.

The book is a description and analysis of how and why we fall in love, how we develop from babies to adolescents to adults, and how during this development we so often become "stuck" in childlike behaviour, and how all these things are influenced by previous generations in our families. The psychology of people functioning (or rather, not) as families is explored and explained by Robin Skynner in conversations with John Cleese.Um livro bastante interessante sobre a dinâmica das famílias que se baseia numa conversa entre Robin Skynner (psiquiatra) e Jonh Cleese (um dos fundadores dos Monty Pynton). You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. One could take the view that in terms of time, money and convenience a three hundred page book is a considerable improvement on three and a half years in group therapy. Ocena byłaby wyższa, bo w porównaniu z następną książką (którą przeczytałam wcześniej) "Żyć na tym świecie i przetrwać" jest bardziej konkretna i więcej tam przystępnie wytłumaczonych mechanizmów dot.

Não é um livro fácil de ler pela quantidade de informação transmitida, muitas vezes me revi nas situações faladas e isso às vezes pode doer. If you are very awkward, shy, not fully engaged with an active social life, this book could cause you to get more withdrawn and confused.This book, along with Lise Bourbeau's "Five injuries" are the best thing I've read on the topic of why we do what we do, we fear what we fear, we love what we love and we act in ways we normally don't understand. An interesting and different book on psychology which is aimed at the average reader rather than the psychology student or medical expert.

Families and How to Survive Them is a bestselling self-help book co-authored by the psychiatrist and psychotherapist Robin Skynner and the comedian John Cleese. This was also in the form of a convivial conversation between Cleese and Skynner and following the same structure as the book, albeit in an abridged form.Robin Skynner was a Royal Air Force (RAF) pilot who flew the Mosquito twin-engined bomber, and was also a psychiatric pioneer and innovator in the field of treating mental illness. His chief interest was the practice and teaching of psychotherapy, with individuals, groups, families, couples and institutions. Rozmělnění kresleným vtípkem přicházejí přesně ve chvílích, kdy témata začínají být na laika přece jen trochu moc psycho.

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