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Quotes by Virginia Satir

Virginia Satir was an American author and therapist,known especially for her approach to family therapy and her pioneering work in the field of family reconstruction therapy. We must not allow other people's limited perceptions to define us.

We can learn something new anytime we believe we can.

Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.

I want to love you without clutching, appreciate you without judging, join you without invading, invite you without demanding, leave you without guilt, criticize you without blaming, and help you without insulting. If I can have the same from you, then we can truly meet and enrich each other.

Life is not what it's supposed to be. It's what it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference.

Your responses to the events of life are more important than the events themselves.

Communication is to relationships what breath is to life.

We get together on the basis of our similarities; we grow on the basis of our differences.

I want you to get excited about who you are, what you are, what you have, and what can still be for you. I want to inspire you to see that you can go far beyond where you are right now.

en/facilitation/satir/quotes.txt · Last modified: 2020/07/03 16:28 by Digital Dot