9781594484353

The Three Marriages: Reimagining Work, Self, and Relationship

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    9781594484353

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    159448435X

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/5/2010
  • Publisher: Penguin Group USA
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Summary

In The Three Marriages, bestselling author, poet, and speaker David Whyte asks us to think about our work, relationships, and inner selves in a radically different way-by drawing them into a mutually supportive conversation.

Author Biography

David Whyte is also the author of seven books of poetry, including River Flow: New & Selected Poems.

Table of Contents

Out of Nowherep. 1
The Premisep. 9
The Three Marriages: Work, Self and Other
Some Definitionsp. 17
The First Marriage: The One We Usually Meanp. 17
Work: The Second Marriagep. 24
Self: The Third Marriagep. 31
Love's First Glimpse: Looking for a Mate, a Job, a Life
The Classic Case: Love's First Glimpse of Love Itselfp. 41
Vows Made for Me: Falling in Love with a Workp. 54
The Doorless Door: Youth's First Glimpse of the Selfp. 82
The Joy of Pursuit: What We Think we are Worthy of in This World
The Pursuit of the First Marriage: The Classic Case Again: Early Stagep. 103
Opening a Tidal Gate: The Pursuit of a Work Through Difficulty, Doubt and Distractionp. 120
Searching for a Self: The Pursuit that is not a Pursuitp. 154
Engagement: The Dramas and Disappointments Immediately Prior to Marriage
Have Nothing, Dare Everythingp. 189
Jane Austen: Despite Allp. 213
Alone in the Struggle: Turning to Face the Worldp. 236
Living Together: The Art of Marriage
The Art of Marriage: The Disappearance, Reappearance and Dissolution of the Selfp. 265
A Sweet Prison: Living with the Work We've Chosenp. 296
Living with the Self: Divorce, Forgiveness and Remarriagep. 318
Not a Question of Balance: A Marriage of Marriagesp. 344
Acknowledgmentsp. 357
Bibliographyp. 359
Indexp. 363
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