Necessary Losses Author:Judith Viorst "This perceptive book should absorb and enrich anyone who admits to being human." — Benjamin Spock, M.D. — Essayist Judith Viorst, who has humorously eased our journey to middle age, now turns her considerable talents to a more serious and far-reaching subject: how we grow and change through the losses that are an inevitable and necessar... more »y part of life. Arguing persuasively that through the loss of our mothers' protection, the loss of the impossible expectations we bring to relationships, the loss of our younger selves, and the loss of our loved ones through separation and death, we gain deeper perspective, true maturity, and fuller wisdom about life, Judith Viorst has written a life-affirming and life-changing book.« less
I have read this book and loved it years ago. Had to stop every few pages to absorb what that section mean to me..wanted a larger print paperback but this was what was available so..its a keeper in my mind..will enjoy the reread at my age..