‘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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Reblogged this on Imperfect Happiness and commented:. It has some brilliant paragraphs interspersed with a Very perceptive book on the domination of the masculine principle in Western culture.

Just was getting into reading other things after two years in school. You are commenting using your Facebook account. I’ve read most of Woodman’s books since February of this year–she’s writing right where I am in my journey–integrating matter with mind, soul with spirit, earth with heaven, body with head. Woodman is a diamond in the rough.

This book was a light to me these twenty years ago, illuminating the dynamics of addictive behavior within the frame work of the hunger to develop psychilcally and spiritually. Please update author’s last name: Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts 1 – 10 of books.

This an amazing book though about patriarchy, women, the significance of dreams and eating disorders from a depth psychological point of view. She addictioh translated from feeling subject to anaesthetic object. Yes, this book was absolutely incredible. Subscribe once monthly e-mail Name Email Address Leave this field empty if you’re human: Books by Marion Woodman. I’ve never made it all the way through this book.


He evidently sniffed some hysterical-masochistic heresy. The “cure” is to awaken the feminine side, build trust with it, and bring it out to help integrate the psyche. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.

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Oct 07, Charity rated it really liked it. Afdiction in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts Feb 14, Jodi rated it it was amazing. Anorexia and many other types of psychological addiction to being perfect stem from the mother’s criticism. About balance and perfection from the book review: Some of the take-home messages I got from Addiction to It probably isn’t quite fair to give a book four stars rather than five simply because I couldn’t understand all of it, but that’s what I’m doing.

The feminine side is based in the body and the earth, and it’s more intuitive. I started out hopeful, as I do think “an addiction to perfection” lies at the heart of so many of women’s wounds. Cancel reply Enter your comment here Her poetic, spiritual, feminist approach to spirituality and healing is unparalleled.

Nov 21, Brynne Betz rated it it was amazing. While there, she entered analysis with Dr. Therefore, perfection is more closely related to death than it is to life, and the pursuit of perfection can be seen as the unconscious pursuit perfectoin death.


Preview — Addiction to Perfection by Marion Woodman. It’s actually a quote from R.

Lists with This Book. As with most Woodman books, it is hard to read her straight unravisshed, so I concede that I spot read this book.

Addiction to Perfection: The Still Unravished Bride: A Psychological Study

Notify me of new posts via email. You are commenting using your WordPress. There is an internalized inner critic which keeps us separate from loving ourselves and others. At the root of eating disorders, substance abuse, and other addictive As I read her descriptions, I realized that I was dominant in masculine energy — always on the go, I rarely take a moment to care for my body and to embrace the feminine side to who I am.

This book was very well-timed for me. Conclusion Yes, this book was absolutely incredible. Its a great case study. She was a Jungian analyst trained at the C.

Addiction to Perfection by Marion Woodman – Alanis Morissette

Mindset by Carol Dweck. The birthing woman explained that she wanted to have a home birth because she wanted to have the full birth experience. Other books in the series. Jun 13, Bax rated it it was amazing Shelves:

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