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  • But her offense, and the complicated long-distance relationship that ensues, are only pretexts for a heartbreaking study of passionate love that, deprived of proximity, turn into confusion, little lies on both sides, then bigger lies and, worst of all, self-betrayal.

    'Like Crazy': From Cupid's Blunders, Wonders

  • My fears about a daughter revealed that I was not entirely happy about these acts of self-betrayal.

    Wild Feminine

  • This blinds them from recognizing that "normal" adjustment can mask repressed feelings of self-betrayal, self-criticism, and the desire to be freer, more alive.

    Douglas LaBier: When Psychotherapists Fail to Help: Here's Why

  • He plays him as a man ineluctably drawn into a pact with the Devil, who slowly awakens to the horrors of the bargain he has made, and who is filled with a sense of self-betrayal.

    Collaborators - review

  • This blinds them from recognizing that "normal" adjustment can mask repressed feelings of self-betrayal, self-criticism, and the desire to be freer, more alive.

    Douglas LaBier: When Psychotherapists Fail to Help: Here's Why

  • This blinds them from recognizing that "normal" adjustment can mask repressed feelings of self-betrayal, self-criticism, and the desire to be freer, more alive.

    Douglas LaBier: When Psychotherapists Fail to Help: Here's Why

  • You put somebody in an untenable position, don't allow them time to think or police their boundaries, inculcate guilt and self-hatred, force them to repudiate deeply held beliefs, and they will latch onto the ideology you offer them with unbelievable fervor, because it's an ego-defense against the reality of the self-betrayal you have pressed upon them.

    people go and stay where they should not. they don't do it like i would.

  • Hemingway redeemed the 1930s with two superb African stories: "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber," about corruption, self-betrayal and guilt, and "The Snows of Kilimanjaro" both 1936, with poignant flashbacks that mix memory and desire.

    Hemingway's Achievement

  • This blinds them from recognizing that "normal" adjustment can mask repressed feelings of self-betrayal, self-criticism, and the desire to be freer, more alive.

    Douglas LaBier: When Psychotherapists Fail to Help: Here's Why

  • The themes are self-betrayal and self-forgiveness.

    March 11th, 2009

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