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“I’m 18 and having an affair with my married ex-teacher. It’s ruining my life.” Proper Advice from a Psychoanalytic Perspective

“I feel I’ve reached breaking point and cannot go on. I’m 18 and, over the summer, became embroiled in an affair with a much older man, who was once my teacher. We developed a close friendship at school, but it … Continue reading

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“I’m 20, suicidal and nothing anybody can do will help me.” Proper Advice from a Psychoanalytic Viewpoint

This problem appeared first in the Daily Mail. I don’t usually write emails like this to anyone. Today is different. Today, I feel very low. Very few of my friends know what I go through each day. I’m 20, at … Continue reading

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