‘Addiction to Perfection’ by Marion Woodman (A Review) This book is ‘ Addiction to Perfection: The Still Unravished Bride – a Psychological. “This book is about taking the head off an evil witch”. A powerful study of the nature of the feminine in food rituals, dreams, mythology, body work, Christianity, . Addiction to Perfection by Marion Woodman. Alanis Morissette December 3, books. Share. marion Addiction to Perfection: The Still Unravished Bride .

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She is translated from feeling subject to anaesthetic object. A modern master of the Jungians’ dark poetry.

She became a psychoanalyst and set up practice back in London, Ontario. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. There is an internalized inner critic which keeps us separate from loving ourselves and others.

Marion is a Jungian Therapist very well known for her work on the shadow and understanding women’s issues. Dec 01, Adriaan Krabbendam rated it it was amazing Shelves: Perfection Of course, the other topic she talks about is Perfection. The Still Unravished Bride: Open Preview See a Problem?

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She starts with a “fact” that all “obese” women are psychologically damaged. To see what adviction friends thought of this book, please sign up.

This book delves into the reasons why people like me are the way we are. I started out hopeful, as I do think “an addiction to perfection” lies at the heart of so many of women’s wounds. Might be difficult to read if unfamiliar with Unravisshed psychology. It picked at my scabs. She was also an international lecturer and poet.


An extra note that if you enjoy Marion, she is featured in a podcast called Mother Earth Body on “Jungianthology” podcasts by the CG Jung institute of Chicago that elaborates on some of her discussions in the book.

You are commenting using your WordPress. Tk is an absolute genius. Account Options Sign rhe. Jul 19, Dev rated it really liked it.

Once the door is opened, the bird who has lived in a cage all its life shrinks back from freedom and the terrors of the unknown. One passage in particular resonated with me, as it echoes an impression I got about modern birth practices as I compared the hospital birth of my first child with the home birth of my second.

Inner City Books- Psychology – pages. This is essential reading for psycotherapists! In the early s, she moved from Ontario to England with her husband.

ALL of her books are 5-stars. D Laing’s The Voices of Experience in which Laing describes the reaction of addictiin obstetrician to a woman’s description of her home birth. The best study in understanding anorexia and much more. Great read, I’ve always loved Woodman intuition and wisdom as an analysis.


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Addiction to Perfection by Marion Woodman – Alanis Morissette

The need to be perfect and it’s effect on aediction psyche and our planet. She was a Jungian analyst trained at the C. She worked as a high school English and drama teacher for more than 20 years.

Reblogged this on Imperfect Happiness and commented:. This book was very well-timed for me. Fill in your details below or click an icon to perfecrion in: Yes, this book was absolutely incredible.

Addiction to Perfection by Marion Woodman

Nov 17, Barbara added it. It is loving from inside, rather than accepting a foreign standard that does not take our essence into consideration. Her books, especially Dancing in the Flames: The Dark Goddess in the Transformation of Consciousness changed my life.