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Re: Forever therapy fallsfall

Posted by Ilene on July 13, 2003, at 23:28:23

In reply to Re: Forever therapy Ilene, posted by fallsfall on July 10, 2003, at 7:43:26

> Thanks for your support.
> I did have to dig a bit to find the more sensitive information.

After following the link to the site about cyber-stalking I can see why your therapist got upset. However...she probably has an unlisted phone number, or at the least she doesn't list her home address.

I'm beginning to wonder if psychotherapy is a good idea. (I've never gotten much out of it.) Seems like many people become *more* dependent rather than less.

I also wonder about the motivations of therapists. I think many of them go into psychology because they're a little nutty themselves. To put a more postitive spin on it, they got interested in the field because they wished to understand themselves.

The last therapist I tried wanted me to paste "affirmations" on my bathroom mirror. If an affirmation is any better than a magical incantation, I'll affirm myself into a happy, charming, talented 21-yr-old genius, heiress, and beauty queen. Why go for mere mental health when you can have it all?





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