Are You Proud of Me, Dad? (Innbundet)

Om vår evige lengsel etter anerkjennelse


Tormod Huseby

Norwegian title: Er du stolt av meg, pappa?
Norwegian subtitle: Om vår evige lengsel etter anerkjennelse
Binding: Innbundet
Year: 2022
Publisher: Cappelen Damm
Språk: Bokmål
ISBN/EAN: 9788202739362
Overview Er du stolt av meg, pappa?

It is possible to free oneself from past humiliation, neglect and abuse, and to be rid of shame and embrace all aspects of oneself. Through nine personal stories from the therapist’s office, psychiatrist Tormod Huseby shows us how to break free of a life restricted by self-criticism, perfectionism and unfortunate strategies in order to be loved and understood, and to regain one’s freedom and love for life.

The fear of being exposed as a bad person and feelings of abandonment, anxiety and depression are common among many people who were rejected or neglected as children. Tormod Huseby also shows us why he thinks that social culture fails us by not recognising our deep need for relationships and closeness.

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