With this first sentence, Dr. M. Scott Peck revolutionized the way we live our lives, and it is no less true today than when it was written twenty years ago.
In this guide to confronting and resolving our problems-and suffering through the changes-we learn that we can reach a higher level of self knowledge. Written in a voice that is timeless in its message of love and understanding, The Road Less Traveled can help us learn the very nature of loving relationships: how to recognize true compatibility; how to distinguish dependency from love; how to become one's own person; how to be a more sensitive parent.
The Road Less Traveled, a national bestseller for twenty years, will show you how to embrace reality and achieve serenity and fullness in your life. In this brilliant, groundbreaking book, traditional psychological thought and spirituality are challenged and a new understanding is brought into everyday life....Continua
It is a wonderful book for self improvement. It could be a eye-opener for those who haven't touched the topic of spiritual growth before. You may find a case or two that is similar to your own "problem", only varying in severity. It provides lot of foods of self reflection. Although this sounds obvious, we somehow always forget that it requires a genuine love to nurture a relationship - marriage, parenting, etc. Lack of love in childhood might have caused mental illness or psychological problems in adult times.
Probably because of my own personal (in)experience, the latter parts on grace and religion do not click on me. That said, the first part alone deserves my five stars rating.
I first read this book 5-6 years ago and it influenced my way of thinking. When I now read it as a father of two kids, I learn something else as a parent. This must be a book for regular re-reading....Continua