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  • The Body Never Lies

  • The Lingering Effects of Hurtful Parenting
  • Written by: Alice Miller
  • Narrated by: Sara Clinton
  • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (26 ratings)

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The Body Never Lies

Written by: Alice Miller
Narrated by: Sara Clinton
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Publisher's Summary

An examination of childhood trauma and its surreptitious, debilitating effects by one of the world's leading psychoanalysts.

Never before has world-renowned psychoanalyst Alice Miller examined so persuasively the long-range consequences of childhood abuse on the body. Using the experiences of her patients along with the biographical stories of literary giants such as Virginia Woolf, Franz Kafka, and Marcel Proust, Miller shows how a child's humiliation, impotence, and bottled rage will manifest itself as adult illness - be it cancer, stroke, or other debilitating diseases. Never one to shy away from controversy, Miller urges society as a whole to jettison its belief in the Fourth Commandment and not to extend forgiveness to parents whose tyrannical childrearing methods have resulted in unhappy, and often ruined, adult lives. In this empowering work, writes Rutgers professor Philip Greven, "[listeners] will learn how to confront the overt and covert traumas of their own childhoods with the enlightened guidance of Alice Miller."

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Loved this!

I love Alice Miller and ALL of her works. This is another homerun from her. And the performance is great. Fantastic!

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Excellent

I’m very impressed by this audiobook! I’m glad I purchased it. I feel that it was very helpful for me to heal my past pain of cruelty done to me.
And it was explained by someone who has experience it themselves. I highly recommend it! We need more books like this.

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most amazing book

this is the most important book that you will ever read this book is need to be read by every psychologist

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