Quotes by Lori Gottlieb

"We can’t have change without loss, which is why so often people say they want change but nonetheless stay exactly the same."
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"We tend to think that the future happens later, but we're creating it in our minds every day. When the present falls apart, so does the future we had associated with it. And having the future taken away is the mother of all plot twists."
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"But part of getting to know yourself is to unknow yourself—to let go of the limiting stories you’ve told yourself about who you are so that you aren’t trapped by them, so you can live your life and not the story you’ve been telling yourself about your life."
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"There’s no hierarchy of pain. Suffering shouldn’t be ranked, because pain is not a contest."
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"Relationships in life don't really end, even if you never see the person again. Every person you've been close to lives on somewhere inside you. Your past lovers, your parents, your friends, people both alive and dead (symbolically or literally)--all of them evoke memories, conscious or not."
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Books by Lori Gottlieb

  • Stick Figure
  • 4,886 ratings
  • April 1st 2001 by Berkley

    (first published February 20th 1998)

Lori Gottlieb
  • Lori Gottlieb

  • Description: LORI GOTTLIEB is a psychotherapist and New York Times bestselling author of MAYBE YOU SHOULD TALK TO SOMEONE, which is being adapted for TV with Eva Longoria. In addition to her clinical practice, she writes The Atlantic's weekly "Dear Therapist" advice column and contributes regularly to the New York Times. She is sought-after in media such as The Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, CNN, and NPR's "Fresh Air."

    Learn more at LoriGottlieb.com or by following her @LoriGottlieb1 on Twitter.

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