Virginia Satir - Quotes

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We must not allow other people's limited perceptions to define us.

We must not allow other people's limited perceptions to define us.

We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth. ---->>>

Every word, facial expression, gesture, or action on the part of a parent gives the child some message about self-worth. It is sad that so many parents don't realize what messages they are sending.

Every word, facial expression, gesture, or action on the part of a parent gives the child some message about self-worth. It is sad that so many parents don't realize what messages they are sending.

Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.

Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.

Life is not what it's supposed to be. It's what it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference. ---->>>

Adolescents are not monsters. They are just people trying to learn how to make it among the adults in the world, who are probably not so sure themselves.

Adolescents are not monsters. They are just people trying to learn how to make it among the adults in the world, who are probably not so sure themselves.

Problems are not the problem; coping is the problem. ---->>>

What lingers from the parent's individual past, unresolved or incomplete, often becomes part of her or his irrational parenting.

What lingers from the parent's individual past, unresolved or incomplete, often becomes part of her or his irrational parenting.

We can learn something new anytime we believe we can. ---->>>

So much is asked of parents, and so little is given. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-26, 1916
Birthplace: Neillsville, Wisconsin
Die: 09-10, 1988
Occupation: Psychologist
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Virginia Satir (26 June 1916 – 10 September 1988) was an American author and social worker, known especially for her approach to family therapy and her work with family reconstruction. She is widely regarded as the "Mother of Family Therapy" Her most well-known books are Conjoint Family Therapy, 1964, Peoplemaking, 1972, and The New Peoplemaking, 1988 (wikipedia)