Wednesday, October 16, 2013

The Greatest Betrayal of All

I found the following nugget in the Sunday, October 6, 2013 NYT Sunday Review from an Opinion by Anna Fels, a psychiatrist and faculty member at Weill Cornell Medical School. The article is about the impact of betrayals in our lives.  The last lines are:
Moving forward in life is hard or even, at times, impossible, without owning a narrative of one's past.  Isak Dinesen has been quoted as saying "all sorrows can be borne if you put them in a story or tell a story about them."  Perhaps robbing someone of his or her story is the greatest betrayal of all.
I couldn't agree more.

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