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Weird sex dreams, Sesame beef, Mango stuff

Weird sex dreams, Sesame beef, Mango stuff Just got back from telling my analyst about these exhausting dreams – half awake all night. Drowning in a shallow ice flow while I was trying to tell someone who’d left or painted … Continue reading

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“I think my partner is unfaithful and I keep digging. Am I right?” Advice for Real Change – No quick fixes (sorry)

“My girlfriend and I (both 26) have been together in a long-distance relationship for eight years. It was a dream until she became a successful chartered accountant when she got a job, while I was doing not so well academically. … Continue reading

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“My boyfriend spends more money on his wife than he does on me. Upbeat advice, please.” No glib life tips here.

“I’m 55, single and have been involved with a married man for more than five years. The same old story. My life and relationships haven’t been too good. At 22, the love of my life cheated on me. At 25, … Continue reading

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“My wife is stressed and angry. I just stand and watch.” Proper Advice from a Psychoanalytic Viewpoint

“My wife has an important and reasonably high-profile job which she enjoys, but it is causing her a lot of stress. Apart from lying awake at night fretting about things, her confidence has taken a knock and often basic situations … Continue reading

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A penis or two scoops of vanilla, darling?

I have been writing an essay about the Freudian concept of penis envy for a course I am doing. Basically, Freud thought that, on seeing little boys, little girls are immediately envious and want one of their own. At about … Continue reading

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