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“Raped when I was 18, I can’t move on with my life.” Proper Advice from a Psychoanalytic Perspective

I was attacked by a man while on holiday when I was 18. The holiday had only just begun, so I told no one and hid my bruises. Strange as it may sound, I refused to think about it. I had just … Continue reading

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“I am gay. Why can’t I kick start my relationship with my wife?” Proper Advice from a Psychoanalytic Perspective

At the age of 29 I was totally in love and knew I’d found the girl I wanted to marry. We had careers and so on, but finally married when I was 40 and she was 35. By the time … Continue reading

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“Why do I keep having drunken sex with someone who isn’t very nice to me?” Proper Advice from a Psychoanalytic Perspective

I am a 28-year-old woman. For six months I have been involved in a sexual relationship with a man who does not value me. He is in the same social circles, so I see him frequently, and we only ever … Continue reading

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“I found my father’s child porn 30 years ago. Now I’m overwhelmed with fear that he is a paedophile.”

I’ve wanted to write for a long time but recently my problem has become overwhelming. When I was nine, I discovered explicit child pornography magazines in my father’s bedroom. I was doing my pre-Christmas search for presents and can still … Continue reading

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