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Maybe You Should Talk to Someone
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed | Lori Gottlieb
From a New York Times best-selling author, psychotherapist, and national advice columnist, a hilarious, thought-provoking, and surprising new book that takes us behind the scenes of a therapists worldwhere her patients are looking for answers (and so is she). One day, Lori Gottlieb is a therapist who helps patients in her Los Angeles practice. The next, a crisis causes her world to come crashing down. Enter Wendell, the quirky but seasoned therapist in whose office she suddenly lands. As Gottlieb explores the inner chambers of her patients livesa self-absorbed Hollywood producer, a young newlywed diagnosed with a terminal illness, a senior citizen threatening to end her life on her birthday if nothing gets better, and a twenty-something who cant stop hooking up with the wrong guysshe finds that the questions they are struggling with are the very ones she is now bringing to Wendell: about desire and need, guilt and redemption, meaning and mortality, loneliness and love. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone is revolutionary in its candor, pulling back the curtain on the therapeutic process and offering the rarest of gifts: an entertaining, illuminating, and quite possibly life-changing account of our own mysterious lives and our power to transform them. With humor and warmth, Gottlieb reveals the ultimate truth: we are all human, and we grow in connection with others.
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JenReadsAlot
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A cold crappy Saturday = Frankie snuggles and books! #catsoflitsy

Sace That face! Haughty derision! 4d
JenlovesJT47 😻😻😻 4d
peaknit I‘d love to snuggle with this guy😻 3d
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JenReadsAlot @peaknit he is a great snuggler! He really loves to at 5am 😆 3d
peaknit @JenReadsAlot hey, that‘s my usual wake up, send him over! 😊 3d
BethM Is this the kitty you were talking about this summer?! 7h
JenReadsAlot @BethM Yes!! He is so awesome! 7h
BethM He‘s so freaking cute! 7h
JenReadsAlot @BethM thanks! 7h
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Mrsgarrisonreads
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Mehso-so

⭐️⭐️⭐️💫
The writing and the stories of all these people kept my attention because you get to see all of them grow and even the therapist seeing a therapist grew. The book went into detail about therapy and how we interact.
I learned to think things out before reacting.
Overall I give this one a 3.5 and please go into it in the right head space because there is talks of death, cancer, grief, suicide, depression and so much more. #bookreview #botm

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JenReadsAlot
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Pumpkin spice cold brew and book this Saturday morning! @swishandflick it's so yummy!

MoonWitch94 Omg it‘s my new favorite 2w
JenReadsAlot @MoonWitch94 my first and not my last! 2w
peaknit What did you think of this book? Just added it to my holds list. 1w
JenReadsAlot @peaknit I'm about half way and think it's pretty good so far. 1w
swishandflick YES! 🎃 1w
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rachelk
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‘Maybe You Should Talk to Someone‘ 5⭐️
‘Burnout‘ 3 1/2⭐️
‘The Mothers‘ 3 1/2⭐️
‘The Female Persuasion‘ 3 1/2 ⭐️
‘Men Without Women‘ 4⭐️

Looks like I was drawn to bright colors this month! #WrapUp #SeptemberWrapUp

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KarenUK
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#septemberwrapup

A fun month of reading!
Easy favorite was the tagged non-fiction book.... A ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ read!
No bails, a couple of fantastic cookbooks, and a re-read of ‘Island of Sea Women‘ for a bookclub.
My favorite fiction was ‘Very Nice‘ though the last few pages let it down.

Texreader Nicely done! 2w
Lindy Lovely mix of reading! 2w
MrsMalaprop I just finished a book about psychotherapy too. Stacked this one 👍. 2w
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KarenUK
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I think this will be in my top 5 for this yr, which for someone who rarely reads Non-Fic, is saying something! I absolutely loved it. I laughed, I was fascinated, I was moved to tears. As Roger Ebert once said about movies, I feel the same about books, they are ‘empathy machines‘. This book was so full of empathy, human spirit, and was written with such warmth. I couldn‘t have loved it more. Can‘t wait to talk about it with my bookclub next year.

Megabooks Totally agree! 3w
Cinfhen I knew you would LOVE this one!!! Lori is amazing and some of her patient‘s stories were so emotional 😭😭 😭 3w
Kalalalatja Great review! 3w
JennyM I‘m fully with you. Loved this one ☝️ 3w
Avanders I agree -- it's a super duper pick for me! ❤ 3w
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KarenUK
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I am loving this one sooooo much!
I literally left 15 minutes early for work, so I could listen for longer in the car! 😂

emilyhaldi My friend just told me about this!!! Definitely going to be my next audiobook 😃 4w
Kalalalatja My favourite book of the year! 4w
KarenUK @Kalalalatja I can see why! I loved it so much..... 💕 3w
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Eeyore031370
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Listened while traveling

IvoryLunatic What did you think? I‘ve been considering getting it. 1mo
Eeyore031370 It was good. Entertaining. 1mo
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Writeme
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So good. Really. Whether you are in therapy or not. Such a beautiful, affirming memoir.

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Avanders
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That Moment When...

the book you‘re listening to makes you look up masters and PhD programs and consider a mid-life career change....

marleed I can‘t wait to get to this! 1mo
KarenUK Listening right now and loving it! 1mo
stephothebesto I did the same! ...it takes a long time 1mo
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Christine Well then! Impressive. 1mo
Reggie I had to stop reading this at work because I was literally sobbing during lunch. Sooooo good!!! 1mo
Avanders @marleed it‘s such a *comfort* to read, somehow... 🤷🏽‍♀️😘 @karenuk yay! 😁😘 @stephothebesto it does... but I‘m trying to see if I can skip a step... 😆🥰 @Christine I agree... she is *quite* a good writer! ☺️♥️ @Reggie lol I can imagine!! She hits on so many things ... all the feels! 🥰♥️ 1mo
BethM In WI there‘s a bridge program from your degree to a SW one- if you‘re serious check that route. 1mo
Avanders @BethM ...a SW one? I will look into bridge programs... it almost seems like our local U might allow me to go for my PhD/PsyD without having a masters (maybe bc I have a JD?). I‘m kind of serious. I ... want to be serious. 😁 I am not sure I can currently *afford* to be serious.. which is why “looking into it” is right up my alley 😁 1mo
BethM Yeah idk about your state but a social work one will get you therapist certified in WI. If you want psychologist then you need the PhD/PsyD but regular therapist or counselor can be accomplished a few other ways and they can still diagnosis (in WI). And yeah I would think most anywhere would allow your JD to count and go right into a PhD program. I hear ya on the cost- it‘s why I stopped with my masters. I looked at PsyD programs and forensic 👇 1mo
BethM Psychology PhD programs. You want a super interesting field forensic psych is fascinating. 1mo
Avanders Ooh thanks!! That‘s all very helpful information. I had decided I wanted to be a lawyer when I was 6... (sure, insert eye-roll here 😜), so I‘ve never really looked into much else 🤭🤭😬 Thanks lady! 😘♥️ 1mo
BethM No problem! Let me know if you have other questions. Not sure how helpful I‘d be but 🤷‍♀️ (edited) 1mo
Avanders @BethM will do! You‘re already way more well-versed in all this than I am 😁😘 1mo
Chrissyreadit I am getting my second Masters in Licensed Professional Counseling and many of my co workers are licensed Social Workers if you want info in either direction. I was not able to skip the second masters and go straight to PhD even though my first masters is almost identical- but maybe this is a WV board thing. I have been cranky about it for many reasons. But there are several online programs- I am happy to chat with you about the info I have . 1mo
Avanders @Chrissyreadit ooh, the board things.. that‘s a good place to check too! Man that‘s crazy rigorous requiring the very specific masters in order to allow you to proceed! I can see why you‘ve been cranky! If/when I look further, I‘ll hit you up for info 😉 Thanks!! ♥️♥️♥️ 4w
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rachelk
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1. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone 📖
2. Pumpkin Spice 🎃
3. “I have a secret.” 🤫

#weekendreads @rachelsbrittain

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Maria514626
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1. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone. The Nakano Thrift Shop. The Bookish Life of Nina Hill.
2. Maple 🍁
3. I am about to become Wendell‘s newest patient.
#weekendreads
Thanks, @rachelsbrittain 👏 ☀️

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rachelk
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Morning book & coffee — I‘m really enjoying this one! fascinating 📖☕️

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Kalalalatja
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Congrats on your milestone @GrilledCheeseSamurai and thanks for doing an awesome giveaway 🙌

My favourite read of the year will probably end up being the tagged book. I‘m still wow‘ed by it, and keep thinking about it!

And I must admit, I have been rather bad at keeping up with new littens and new followers (sorry), but I do want to give a shout out to a fellow Dane @Henrik_Madsen 👋

#SixDigitSamurai

BarbaraBB Ah @Henrik_Madsen! I ‘know‘ him from LibraryThing and the #1001books! 1mo
GrilledCheeseSamurai Thanks for playing along. 🙌 1mo
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KathyWheeler
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I really liked this book; it dragged in a couple of places, but mostly it was incredibly readable. A couple of the patients‘ stories were heartbreaking. This book made me a little more hopeful about therapy; I‘d had one terrible experience where I was told to come back when I was less overwhelmed—I never went back.

Nebklvr So, come back when your need for therapy is past? Good grief. 1mo
KathyWheeler @Nebklvr Yes. I was shocked. I had no real expectations because I‘d never had any experience with it before, but I didn‘t expect to be told to come back when I no longer needed it! 1mo
Reggie Rita, Julie, and John....... 😭😭😭😭 1mo
KathyWheeler @Reggie Yep. I actually had tears in my eyes more than once over those three. 1mo
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mcctrish
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It‘s a beautiful last day of summer vacation. This book is all kinds of wonderful. I am not a big non-fiction fan. I want to lose myself in a story and a lot of non-fiction does not sweep me away. This book swept me up and sucked me in and held up a mirror too. ❤️

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mcctrish
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I need to work on creating this space ( with some people) so I respond instead of react ( and then replay it over and over in my brain at 4 am)

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baes
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Mehso-so

⭐️⭐️⭐️ 3 Stars

I thought this book was okay. Some parts were very interesting to me - I liked hearing inside a therapist‘s head and what she was thinking of her patients and how it pertained to not only their lives but herself. However, it felt dragged out and scrambled. It took me a while to finish, which is unusual for a book this size. I think it would‘ve written better as a fiction novel tbh, as much as I like that most is true.

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KathyWheeler
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1/ Also The Grapes of Wrath and Hope Rides Again
2/ Going to the beach for our 35th anniversary
3/ any kind of caramel flavor. Also cinnamon
4/ No. I‘m not musically talented, sadly. I can‘t even sing. 😞
5/ ok
#FRIYAYINTRO @howjessreads

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irre
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Pickpick

This was great. Definitely some tears at the end.

Megabooks Same here. 2mo
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mcctrish
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Thx to Littens posting about this, I am loving it. I‘m trying not to inhale it too fast and spend some time reflecting on my own self while I read

Ashley_Nicoletto This is a fantastic book. 2mo
mcctrish @Ashley_Nicoletto it so is and it‘s so hard to slow myself down 2mo
KathyWheeler I‘m reading it right now too and really like it. 2mo
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irre Just finished it. So great. 2mo
mcctrish @irre that is so great to hear 🎉 2mo
mcctrish @KathyWheeler yay, how far are you in? I‘m starting ch 17 2mo
KathyWheeler @mcctrish I‘m starting chapter 18, so we‘re about in the same place. 2mo
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Cinfhen
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Cheaper than seeing a therapist and just as beneficial! This book resonated with me on so many levels. Be prepared to exam and rethink your own relationships and attitudes, especially towards friends and family. And remember to be kind to yourself and those you love. Oh, and keep tissues handy... this is therapy after all!!

TrishB Keeps popping up everywhere! 2mo
Reggie Rita and John and Julie and Charlotte....😭😭😭😭😭I was telling people about Rita and Julie at work and it was like I opened the floodgates for personal stories that night. Their stories were just so powerful. @TrishB you said you would never read Our Short History and guess who read it last year? No peer pressure on this one. 😜 2mo
TrishB @Reggie never say never.....though it will have to be a bargain as it‘s over my limit at the moment - print and kindle. 2mo
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Cinfhen I can send you the book free through Audible @TrishB 2mo
Cinfhen Those personal stories were heartbreaking @Reggie I want Lori in my life 🙌🏻 2mo
Bklover This sounds like something I should read- could use a little therapy right now. (Can‘t we all!). 😉 2mo
Cinfhen I can send you the Audible link too @Bklover and yes....we can all benefit from sound advice and a caring ear 2mo
TrishB I‘ve just cancelled audible ☹️ it‘s only really my daughter that uses it and she said she doubts she would whilst away and she has a ton of un-listened too anyway. 2mo
Bklover @Cinfhen I canceled my Audible too, but thanks. Sometimes I think Litsy is my therapist! 2mo
Cinfhen Litsy is definitely good therapy @Bklover @TrishB 🤞🏼🤞🏼hoping for a #KindleDailyDeal #99pDeal 😘 2mo
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Laru79
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Mehso-so

This one gets a so-so from me. I enjoyed it and found a lot of the therapy talk really interesting but it just took me so long to read, it felt like work sometimes. I‘m ready for a much lighter fun read now!!

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BibliovoreSarah
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Therapists, they‘re just like us!

Joyfulmimi Yes we are 2mo
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TheBookkeepersApprentice
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Such a good book!

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WriterReaderTrainer
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A very enjoyable read! Light and heavy at the same time. Lots of richness in the author's vulnerability and insight. Easy and engaged reading experience because of the author's style and relatability of the story. Written a bit like a novel, which enriched the telling. Great work, Lori Gottlieb!

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razmanda
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‪What a great read. I loved following all the patients‘ journeys, especially Gottlieb‘s. Therapy has saved my life, literally, and this is such a compassionate view of the process through both sides of the relationship. But please hydrate before reading.‬

Reggie Omg, yes, the tears!!!! 2mo
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razmanda
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Pickpick

‪What a great read. I loved following all the patients‘ journeys, especially Gottlieb‘s. Therapy has saved my life, literally, and this is such a compassionate view of the process through both sides of the relationship. But please hydrate before reading.‬

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Laru79
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Been a bit quiet this week as I‘ve been actually spending some time with my kids instead of going to work all the time and also because I‘ve been watching Fleabag - super distracted by the #hotpriest
Anyway, I haven‘t quite settled into this one yet but am interested to read it.

hermyknee I enjoyed it! 2mo
Hollie That #hotpriest is definitely distracting! 2mo
Laru79 Honestly @Hollie I am so in love!! Am already planning a rewatch! 2mo
Laru79 Oh wow, thanks @Birdsong28 I‘ll get some tickets booked!! 2mo
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The_Shelf.ish_Life
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I just started this book, and I‘m already loving it! It‘s funny and extremely well-written. Plus, it makes me think about things differently, which is the biggest indicator that I‘m reading a great book 😊

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Croissonter
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“If we don‘t accept the notion that there‘s no re-do... our pasts will keep us stuck.” (p.98)

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echalpan
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July was my best reading month yet! It‘s too bad this streak ends Friday when I go back to work. 😭

Favorites this month:
•Maybe You Should Talk to Someone
•Ask Again, Yes

Least Favorite
•The Cactus

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RowReads1
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suvata Wonderful book 3mo
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TheNerdyProfessor
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Pickpick

I didn't know how much I needed this book when I started it. 400 pages about therapy? It flew by. I felt like I was talking with a friend. I laughed, I cried (okay, sobbed), and I contemplated my own life journey. This book confronts grief and struggling head on and yet challenges you to KEEP GOING. It has so much to say about the process of living and losing. Seriously, this is a book every person should read. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ giant-sized stars.

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TheNerdyProfessor
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I bought my mom an audible subscription for her birthday. This month she picked Maybe You Should Talk to Someone. I just so happened to own this book due my ever-growing BOTM backlog, so we are having an impromptu book club for two. The temps are cool and it's the perfect day for sitting outside and savoring a new book.

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Kalalalatja
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I came home from work and finished this book in the sweltering heat on my balcony.

This book is just as amazing as all the reviews say it is. It might even be my favourite book I‘ve read this year. As a human being I learned a lot, but as a therapist I learned a TON! I wanted to highlight and copy down all of Gottlieb‘s nuggets of wisdom, and I‘m sure I‘ll return to this book again and again 👌

JennyM I knew you‘d love it! So good. Enjoy the sunshine ☀️ 3mo
ephemeralwaltz ☀️☀️☀️ 3mo
bookishdawg My favorite so far this year... after reading it on Libby I had to buy my own copy. 👍🏻👍🏻 3mo
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chapter_fifty2017
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Enlightening that even as a psychologist we are all still prey to our own delusions , illusions and regressive behaviours. This a good read as Lori Gottlieb was a script writer for some pretty awesome shows like ER !! All the more intriguing when the floor falls out from under her metaphorically she seeks out another healer to guide her along her journey to her own inner wisdom whilst also treating clients along the way
Sleepers awake 😳

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Suelizbeth
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I had a hard time starting this book because I just don‘t like the cover. But, as they say, don‘t judge a book...Anyway, I‘m glad I could get past the cover because this book is wonderful! Lori Gottlieb is a warm and intuitive and compelling writer. This book is so much more than even the subtitle reveals. I was surprisingly enchanted by the subject and subjects contained within these pages. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️#24in48readathon2019

Maria514626 Thanks for the review! I want to read it even more! 3mo
suvata Good book ... and ... good review. 3mo
Suelizbeth @suvata Thanks. ☺️ 3mo
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Suelizbeth
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I had to switch books for a while for #24in48readathon2019 #24in48

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Kalalalatja
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Quiet morning before I have to extrovert all day 📖

I‘m loving this book so far! #currentlyreading

TrishB Lovely 💕 3mo
batsy That looks perfect 👌🏽 3mo
Erinreadsthebooks Extroverting is exhausting! Good luck 😄🙏 3mo
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Kalalalatja
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I have only just started this, and already I want to highlight almost every sentence!

#currentlyreading

ChasingOm Agreed! I got this from the library and, within a few pages, knew I wanted to buy my own copy. 3mo
BarbaraBB Great quote ❤️ 3mo
batsy Lots of positive reviews here... I'm keen to read this! 3mo
Kalalalatja @ChasingOm I completely understand! @BarbaraBB @batsy as a therapist, it feels like getting all the good advice from a more experienced friend. I falling in love with this book ❤️ 3mo
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MelissaSue81
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This one took me a long time to get into... it started slow.. which I guess was intentional, as the author revealed things bit by bit.. but once it hit the halfway mark it got much better with lots of emotion and humanity. I don‘t know that it quite lived up to the hype for me but I did enjoy it.

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MelissaSue81
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It keeps getting worse #catsoflitsy #kal

chaoticgoodhufflepuff That definitely doesn‘t look worse to me! ❤️🐱❤️ 3mo
brit91 Awww!😻😻😻 3mo
BookishTrish 😂😂😂 3mo
Crazeedi Oh no! You didnt do something for them! Must figure out what as and rectify or it will get worse!😉😻 3mo
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MelissaSue81
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#catsoflitsy guess i didn‘t really want to read this. 🤷🏻‍♀️

Crazeedi After you pay some attention to me, I might give you your book!😻 3mo
BookNAround That‘s a definite #kal situation. 3mo
brit91 @Crazeedi lol that's too funny! 😂🤣 3mo
Purrfectpages Adorable picture though! 😆 3mo
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MelissaSue81
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I‘ve been a bad litten lately. It‘s been taking me a week or more to get through books and I haven‘t been keeping up with posts. I finally have a weekday off and am spending some of it at least with a book and my kitty. It is good for my mental health (which, to be honest, has not been top form lately either). Hopefully finishing up this one today.

brit91 Awwww beautiful kitty! This reminds me of me and my Dixie hes mu perfect reading buddy!😍😻📚💖 3mo
brit91 My perfect reading buddy lol crazy phone 😂 3mo
LibrarianJen It happens to the best of us. Just do what you can and enjoy your mental health day. 3mo
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Izai.Amorim
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I got this one for my train tide. I saw it here on Litsy. Very curious.

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Cinfhen
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Up next...hope it‘s good since I have 21 hours of travel ahead of me 🤪Flying out later tonight/ early morning. Any other last minute #AudioRecommendations ??? Please share xx

megnews I want to read this soon! 3mo
squirrelbrain Have a safe journey! 😘 3mo
KarenUK Travel safe 💕💕 3mo
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Birdsong28 I recommend the tagged book but just be warned you will be laughing out loud most of the time. 📚📖 3mo
Cinfhen Thanks @Birdsong28 just added it!!!! Kevin Hart is hilarious 3mo
peaknit Have a great trip! 3mo
Megabooks This one went well with Hart‘s for me 3mo
Megabooks You might need to take a laugh break with MYSTtS because around the middle it gets heavy. 💙💙 3mo
ElishaLovesBooks Have a safe trip! Enjoy you time in America!! ♥️♥️♥️ 3mo
TrishB Safe travels ❤️ 3mo
Jas16 Safe travels 3mo
AmyG Safe travels! Enjoy seeing all your friends and family. (edited) 3mo
Cinfhen Thanks @Megabooks I think that one is available on Hoopla 3mo
Cinfhen Appreciate all the safe wishes @TrishB @Jas16 @AmyG @ElishaLovesBooks @peaknit @KarenUK @squirrelbrain I‘m not a fan of flying 3mo
MicheleinPhilly Safe travels! Can‘t wait to see you! 😘 3mo
Kalalalatja Safe travels! 💕 and I‘m so looking forward to reading the tagged book 🙌 3mo
KarenUK I have this on my audio books too👍🎧 3mo
JennyM I loved this one - hope you enjoyed on your flight ✈️ 3mo
Reviewsbylola I can‘t wait to read this! I may use my first Audible credit on it. 3mo
Cinfhen Go for it @Reviewsbylola I‘m halfway done and I‘m loving it!!!! The audio is soooo good ♥️🎧👍🏻 3mo
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Megabooks
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I‘m feeling pretty proud of how well I‘ve rebounded after my procedure on Tuesday. I‘ve read almost 100 books this year! 🥳🥳
Books: 15/28 - new goal 6 this week 🤓
Steps: 4/7 days above 7k
Healthy eating: pretty good, sugar is my enemy!
PT: Not this week 👎🏻

#bfc #bfcr2 #bookfitnesschallenge #goteam #weeklycheckin

Is George not on Litsy anymore?

cewilf Sugar is definitely the enemy!! Haha. Amazing reading! I hope to one day get to 100 😂 I average 50, but am pushing for 75 this year! 3mo
SW-T Glad your procedure went well and that you‘re feeling better 😊 Happy reading! 3mo
Megabooks @cewilf lol re: sugar! It varies a lot for me year-to-year, as far as books, but Litsy has upped my reading game a lot. I‘m shooting for 180 this year! 3mo
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Megabooks @SW-T Thanks so much! 💜💜 3mo
KathyWheeler You are doing such a good job! You know, sugar is weird for me. I find that if I never have the cookie, I‘m fine and don‘t want any; however, if I eat the cookie, I‘m probably going to eat 3, maybe even 6, more.😞 3mo
cobwebmoth You're doing so well!❤ 3mo
Blaire Great work this week! 3mo
Megabooks @KathyWheeler Thank you!! I‘m pretty good with cookies, which is mostly what I have. I can keep it to two gf Oreos, but ice cream is the devil. I can never keep it to a half cup!! 🤤🤤 I had a Cook Out shake and a bowl of ice cream this week. Plus I‘ve had two 12 oz soft drinks 4/7 days because I‘ve been so drowsy from medicine. 👎🏻👎🏻 3mo
Megabooks @cobwebmoth Thanks!! 💕💕 3mo
Megabooks @Blaire Thank you!! 😊👍🏻 3mo
KathyWheeler @Megabooks Ice cream is the devil for me too.😄 3mo
wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 A fantastic week! 🎉 3mo
Megabooks @wanderinglynn Thank you!! 👍🏻👍🏻 3mo
sudi You're doing great, ice cream always ruins my sugar free plans 😅. What i've done is come up with a reward system. I treat myself to something indulgent at the end of the week (usually various types of ice cream). This week it was waffles with cream cheese and blueberries 😋. I've also stopped grocery shopping for ice cream, if it's there in the fridge, i'm always tempted. 3mo
Megabooks @sudi Thanks!! 😊😊 Those waffles sounds great. Unfortunately, I live with my dad, and he‘s an ice cream addict who is not overweight, so in the freezer it stays! He has it every night and is 5‘10” and weighs 160 lbs. But other than the bowl of ice cream before bed, he never snacks. 3mo
sudi @Megabooks your father sounds great. I did the same thing , though i gave it up in the last two years. But i still don't think i would be able to control myself if i always had ice cream in the freezer. Hope you do better than me 😄👍 3mo
TheEllieMo Sugar is not an enemy per se; no food is bad in moderate quantities. My problem is that all my favourite foods contain lots of sugar and once I start eating something, I pretty much finish the packet🙄 3mo
RachelO You‘re doing so well! Congratulations 😊 3mo
Emilymdxn Great work! I hope we all manage to find a version of healthy that includes some ice cream sometimes, I certainly don‘t want to do without it 😅 yeah I haven‘t heard from George in a while I hope he‘s okay 3mo
Megabooks @TheEllieMo Yes! My problem is too much sugar. If I just had two cookies (small) and one soft drink, I‘d be happy with that, but there‘s hidden sugar in EVERYTHING in America. So I should better say that added sugar is the devil! 3mo
Megabooks @RachelO Thanks! 😁💙😊 3mo
Megabooks @Emilymdxn Thank you!! I‘m not too upset with myself if I can keep ice cream to a half cup one a week. 😉😁 The problem is portion size! I suddenly couldn‘t tag George, but I think he‘s back with no posts now. I keep hoping he‘ll reach out, but I was away from Litsy for awhile at my most depressed, so I get it. 3mo
Charityann I totally agree about the sugar. 😁👍🏼 3mo
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This was so good! Lori Gottlieb really knows how to craft a narrative and I really liked getting the inside stories of some of her therapy patients as well as the extra peek behind the screen of learning what her experience as a patient herself was like. It was a little long but honestly I found myself wanting even more time with everybody she described by the end. Brb, gonna go find a therapist of my own now 😜

Avanders One of my coworkers listened to this on audio & also highly recommends it! Must get hands on it... 3mo
danimgill @Avanders You should! I don‘t want to overhype it but it drew me in so much more than I expected it to and I really liked it. Hope you can read/listen soon! 3mo
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