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How to Get Out of a Funk

Renowned psychologist and relationship expert Harriet Lerner weighs in on chronic melancholy

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YYou have a decent job, a long-term partner, and a few good friends. And yet, you feel bored, sad, and like you’re stuck in a hamster wheel. It’s not quite depression, but more of a persistent feeling of melancholy. How can you make it go away? I hear this all the time.

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Harriet Lerner, Ph.D

Harriet Lerner, Ph.D

Psychologist, therapist, NYTimes bestselling author (The Dance of Anger); relationship expert and advice-giver because we’re here to help each other out. harrie

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