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Rescuing women and men from the quicksand of difficult relationships.
Harriet Lerner Ph.D.
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If getting angry is getting nowhere, consider this advice.
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Harriet Lerner, Ph.D., is the author of many books, including the New York Times bestseller, The Dance of Anger, and Why Won't You Apologize: Healing Big Betrayals and Everyday Hurts.