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Re: Emotions of the therapist morgen

Posted by Penny on July 23, 2003, at 10:59:20

In reply to Re: Emotions of the therapist Penny, posted by morgen on July 22, 2003, at 14:24:29

> > I think 'love' is definitely not what most therapists would feel toward their clients.
> Interesting that my choice of words sparked such interest. Though I don't think care and love are synonymous, I definitely think of "care" as being a type of love. I can't think of anyone I care about that I could say I didn't love at all, though I can think of plenty of people I love who I sometimes find it really difficult to care for.
> But then, I have a tendency to love too much and too often -- perhaps this isn't merely a semantic point.

I agree that caring is a form of loving. I guess I just think of non-romantic love as in what I feel for my family and friends, and I don't expect that my therapist feels that way toward me. I guess I see love as a stronger emotion than *just* caring about someone.

I don't know that what I have said makes much sense. My meds aren't working very well. :-( Sorry.





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