"I'm OK – You're OK" by Thomas A. Harris MD is a groundbreaking book that explores the complexities of human relationships and provides a practical framework for achieving healthier and more fulfilling interactions. With its emphasis on Transactional Analysis, a psychological theory developed by Harris himself, this book offers valuable insights and actionable steps towards personal growth and effective communication.
At the core of "I'm OK – You're OK" is the concept of Transactional Analysis, which examines the ways in which people interact with one another. Harris presents this theory in a relatable and accessible manner, allowing readers to understand the underlying dynamics of their own relationships. By introducing the Parent, Adult, and Child ego states, Harris guides readers through an exploration of how these states influence our thoughts, emotions, and behaviors.