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Games People Play
by Eric Berne

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Games People Play by Eric Berne Overview

We think we're relating to other people. Actually we're all playing games. Forty years ago, Games People Play revolutionized our understanding of what really goes on during basic social interactions. More than five million copies later, Dr. Eric Berne's classic is as astonishing & revealing as it was on the day it was first published. We play games all the time: sexua We think we're relating to other people. Actually we're all playing games. Forty years ago, Games People Play revolutionized our understanding of what really goes on during basic social interactions. More than five million copies later, Dr. Eric Berne's classic is as astonishing & revealing as it was on the day it was first published. We play games all the time: sexual games, marital games, power games with our bosses, & competitive games with friends. Detailing status contests like "Martini"; (I know a better way), to lethal couples combat like "If It Weren't For You"; & "Uproar,"; to flirtation favorites like "The Stocking Game"; & "Let's You & Him Fight,"; Berne exposes the secret ploys & unconscious maneuvers that rule our intimate lives. Explosive when it first appeared, Games People Play is now widely recognized as the most original & influential popular psychology book of our time. It's as powerful & eye-opening as ever.

Eric Berne

About Games People Play Description

Eric Berne was a Canadian-born psychiatrist best known as the creator of transactional analysis. Eric was born on May 10, 1910 as Eric Lennard Bernstein in Montreal, Canada.He and his sister Grace, who was five years younger than Eric, were the children of a physician and a writer, David and Sara Gordon Bernstein.David Bernstein died in 1921, and the children were raised by their mother. Bernstein

Data Book Games People Play

Original Title Games People Play ISBN 0345032799 (ISBN13: 9780345032799 ) Edition Language English (80)