Didn't you know you played games? All the time? Among them are:Life Games ('Alcoholic'); Mental Games ('The Frigid Woman');Sexual Games ('Rapo'); Party Games ('Ain't it awful'); Underworld Games ('Cops and Robbers'); Consulting Room Games ('I'm only trying to help you'); and Good Games ('Homely Sage').
Recognized as a classic work of its kind by professionals, Games People Play is nevertheless very accessible to the general reader. It is a wise, original, witty and very sensible analysis of the 'games' we play in order to live with one another - and with ourselves.'The question that arises is whether the author has made a real contribution to psychology: and the surprising answer, I think, is that he has' - New Statesman'A brilliant, amusing and clear catalogue of the psychological theatricals that human beings play over and over again' - Life