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Feeling real is more than existing; it is finding a way to exist as oneself... and to have a self into which to retreat for relaxation.
There is for many a poverty of play and cultural life.
It is in playing and only in playing that the individual child or adult is able to be creative and to use the whole personality, and it is only in being creative that the individual discovers the self.
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Adversity is like a strong wind…it holds us back from places we might otherwise go. It also tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that afterward we see ourselves as we really are, and not merely as we might like to be.
April 7, 1896
January 25, 1971
Donald Woods Winnicott was an English paediatrician and psychoanalyst who was especially influential in the field of object relations theory.
Playing and Reality (1971)
The Child, the Family, and the Outside World (1964)
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