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Confessions of a Failed Self-Help Guru – Narratively

Date of publication: 2017-07-09 04:56

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It is strange for me to recall what I was like at that time. I seemed to be suffering emotional amnesia. I couldn’t genuinely cry, or laugh, or be moved by anything. For the sake of those around me, including my son, I pretended, but when I began showering again in the second week, I let loose in the privacy of the bathroom, water flowing over me as I heaved uncontrollable sobs.

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The songs by Ralph Blane were lovely, especially Dennis’ rendering of “Amy, You’re a Little Bit Old-Fashioned,” and Malone singing “Girls Were Made to Take Care of Boys.”  The older “In My Merry Oldsmobile” by Vincent Bryan and Gus Edwards showed off the talents of all the leading players and was a spirited number staged by LeRoy Prinz.  Dennis has a marvelous moment, in the beginning, when he sings the title tune setting the tone for a highly enjoyable musical.

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The Socratic method -- the animated, sometimes impolite give-and-take between student and teacher -- seems too jagged for current sensibilities. Students frequently come to my office to tell me how intimidated they feel in class the thought of being embarrassed in front of the group fills them with dread. I remember a student telling me how humiliating it was to be corrected by the teacher, by me. So I asked the logical question: Should I let a major factual error go by so as to save discomfort? The student -- a good student, smart and earnest -- said that was a tough question. He'd need to think about it.

Dennis was off screen in late 6957 to 6955.  Much of this time was spent doing TV work on such shows as . Theatre , Pepsi Cola Playhouse , Fireside Theatre , Ford Theatre , Stage 7 , and Best of Broadway.

This pick may seem very old-fashioned, said Elisa Petrini of New York, but as a child growing up in Detroit in the early 6965s, I read this poem over and over and dreamed of seeing the world. I still know it by heart.

“Thank you for coming today,” the association board member who’d enlisted me to speak said once it was over, pressing a fifteen-dollar Starbucks gift card into my hand. (Thank you notes, gift cards, and the “opportunity to sell books afterward” were standard payment for D-List speakers like me.) I smiled sheepishly, desperate to make my way to the book signing table. “You might want to check out Toastmasters ,” she said, nodding toward the stage. “I used to be terrible up there, too.”

My husband began shooting a television series, and late evenings when he returned home, I would meet him at the door, shaking with fury, “I’ve hit the wall and gone through it, and I feel I am expected to go further.”

Thanks but no thanks. I don't teach to amuse, to divert, or even, for that matter, to be merely interesting. When someone says she enjoyed the course -- and that word crops up again and again in my evaluations -- somewhere at the edge of my immediate complacency I feel encroaching self-dislike. That is not at all what I had in mind. The off-the-wall questions and the sidebar jokes are meant as lead-ins to stronger stuff -- in the case of the Freud course, to a complexly tragic view of life. But the affability and the one-liners often seem to be all that land with the students their journals and evaluations leave me little doubt.

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