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Re: therapy is like being in love alexandra_k

Posted by Dinah on October 9, 2005, at 9:49:45

In reply to Re: therapy is like being in love Dinah, posted by alexandra_k on October 7, 2005, at 17:10:37

What I am reading in your post is that you are saying that I am mistaken in my internal experience of my own feelings. Something that only I can know, except to the extent that I can adequately convey it in words to others.

I'm going to try to reread it as saying that it might be helpful for me to have higher expectations about the likelihood of finding another therapist to bond with, since higher expectations increase the likelihood of success for many people. Although that's never actually been my experience.

I never said I'd never find another therapist I could attach to. I figure if I spent significant time with 25 therapists, I'd intensely dislike 12, feel tepid about 6, like and admire (but not attach to) 6, and maybe find 1 to attach to enough to replace Risperdal. After a few years.

And long term therapists aren't like puppies. They're more like husbands. You can't just pick a guy and grow to enjoy having him as a husband.




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