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Re: One reason I wanted to post this daisym

Posted by Dinah on May 22, 2005, at 22:22:39

In reply to Re: One reason I wanted to post this Dinah, posted by daisym on May 22, 2005, at 22:14:12

Goodness, no. You're making perfect sense. If i ever felt that i was attracted sexually to my therapist, i'd be horrified. Because being sexually attracted is ok for women, but i'm not a woman. And it would be wrong and icky.

And if he were ever aroused in a session, even just because he was anxious, i'd need to take a bath for a year and a half because i'd never be able to believe he didn't think i was a woman.

Thank God I'm ugly.

I do understand.

I just have the sensations separated from any real meaning, because for me they have no real meaning.

But... It'd be ok with my therapist if they did. In fact, I still think he'd consider it progress if I was sexually attracted to anyone, even him.

I still think that sexual feelings (as opposed to sensations) in therapy may be linked somehow to feelings of safety to explore all parts of us. I think they're probably very therapeutic. But have the potential to be painful.




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