‘Addiction to Perfection’ by Marion Woodman (A Review) This book is ‘ Addiction to Perfection: The Still Unravished Bride – a Psychological. “This book is about taking the head off an evil witch”. A powerful study of the nature of the feminine in food rituals, dreams, mythology, body work, Christianity, . Addiction to Perfection by Marion Woodman. Alanis Morissette December 3, books. Share. marion Addiction to Perfection: The Still Unravished Bride .
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And what does she ask her anorexic clients to do?
Aug 21, Kate rated it it was amazing Shelves: Inner City Books- Psychology – pages. Never had the juice to actually finish this book. May 21, John B. Otherwise, it’s full of rich text that I had to read many times more than once to digest it’s richness.
Why does acting class have to be so frustrating? Aug 01, Sheila rated it it was amazing. That one really hit me hard. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Addiction to Perfection: The Still Unravished Bride: A Psychological Study
There is no acknowledgement of the challenging power of fat women in our society and how that factors in to feminism. McEachern Snippet view – With a desire for change — a desire that will manifest as a slap in the face that will leave you careening, tripping, and probably unrabished as you find your way towards a new way of being.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This book delves into the reasons why people like me are the way we are. Finally, Marion talked about transformation: Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts The best study in understanding anorexia and much more. I used it over and over in private psychotherapy practice.
A deep exploration of Jungian thought and feminine principles used to illustrate the eating disordered mind. A modern master of the Jungians’ dark poetry. It probably isn’t quite fair to give a book four stars rather than five simply because I couldn’t understand all of it, but that’s what I’m doing.
Addiction to Perfection: The Still Unravished Bride: A Psychological Study by Marion Woodman
Now, this book was published inso I do have to chalk a bit of the unconscious projection on fat people to the time and culture, but the extreme projections in this book are horrendous and sad for someone so deeply immerse in Jungian psychology. This book was very well-timed for me.
I think if I read it again, I would absorb more of it Notify me of new posts via email. It’s actually a quote from R. Some of the take-home messages I got from Addiction to Perfection: He evidently sniffed some hysterical-masochistic heresy. Jan 31, Fishface rated it liked it Shelves: Please update author’s last name: Jun 15, Erica Yatsuk rated it it was ok Shelves: The “cure” is to awaken the feminine side, build trust with it, and bring it out to help integrate the psyche.
Book Review: Addiction to Perfection: The Still Unravished Bride | Imperfect Happiness
Now all this being said, please read some of her other books. It led to a full scale breakdown on the beach.
It probably isn’t quite fair to give a book four stars rather than five simply because I couldn’t understand all of it, but that’s what I’m doing. A powerful study of the nature of the feminine in food rituals, dreams, mythology, body work, Christianity, sexuality, creativity and relationships. In the early s, she moved from Ontario to England with her husband. She became a psychoanalyst and set up practice back in London, Ontario.
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