Today I would like to thank Lorna Martin who wrote the book called ‘Woman on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown‘ for showing the courage, honesty and openness to tell the story of her experience being in therapy.
Here a quote from her book:
‘Of all the lessons I learned during that bizarre journey with her [her therapist], I think the most valuable was about not suppressing or denying emotions and not leaving important things unsaid or only partially said. I know now, thanks to her, that attempting to avoid uncomfortable or difficult feelings – whether of loss or love or rage or jealousy – leads to greater and long-lasting pain.’
Nowadays most of the books I read are about self-development, the expansion of consciousness and awareness, psychologically interesting material or research in human development. I thoroughly enjoyed this novel by Lorna and can highly recommend it to anyone who thinks that therapy is for the weak and needy and selfish…