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coping Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes about coping
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“Our past history with loved ones shapes our present relationships. In moments of disconnection when we cannot safely engage with our lover, we naturally turn to the way of coping that we adopted as a child, the way of coping that allowed us to hold on to our parent, at least in some minimal way.”
Sue Johnson
author
Hold Me Tight
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broken relationship
unhealthy emotions
living in the past
loved ones
coping
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“It’s like my garden, love. Everything grows. Including love. And with that growing everyday how can you expect missing her to ever fade away? Everything builds, including our ability to cope with it. That’s how we keep going.”
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“And I kept trying to find the little pieces of joy in my life. That’s the only way I managed to make it through all of that death and change.”
Arnold Spirit Jr.
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“Cecilia had released an airborne virus which the other girls ... had contracted. ”
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“The majority of dying had happened during the Second World War when we didn’t exist. ”
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Bridget’s attempts to cope with these unruly guests actually hint in an exaggerated way at what real siblings might be like. The book is fun; it’s funny; it makes a delightful treat. Very nice for a little reader with a taste for unruly humor
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“I had to cope with her right from when I was little, I looked after her and you. You said yourself she’s better with you.”
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“How could I explain to you that she wasn’t coming back? So it helped, being able to hate her.”
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“A great shiver of self-pity shook her, and she had to steel herself not to cry, clasping her hands under the rug the groom had tucked round her. Similar situations in the past had taught her how to cope.”

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