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Anthony Storr Quotes

(1920), British Psychiatrist

A happy marriage perhaps represents the ideal of human relationship -- a setting in which each partner, while acknowledging the need of the other, feels free to be what he or she by nature is: a relationship in which instinct as well as intellect can find expression; in which giving and taking are equal; in which each accepts the other, and I confronts Thou.

Category: Marriage

The professional must learn to be moved and touched emotionally, yet at the same time stand back objectively: I've seen a lot of damage done by tea and sympathy.

Category: Psychiatry

It is only when we no longer compulsively need someone that we can have a real relationship with them.

Category: Relationships