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Re: anger poppet

Posted by obsidian on August 17, 2009, at 20:08:22

In reply to anger, posted by poppet on August 17, 2009, at 9:19:52

> Hi, im a newbie so hello -
> I wanted to know if anyone can relate - I have trouble with getting angry at my therapist - i can't tolerate the feelings, they're completely 'split' i think is the right term - when I do get angry or upset -i only feel negative, very bad emotions that feel like the whole world is bad. I think my mother had trouble tolerating them, and thus couldn't give love back, and was not able assimilate both emotions in myself, and in her as an object. As for my therapist, I can't even get that far, in that I can't bring myself to get angry at her. My angry feelings were obviously once, and still are, and can't see a way around that since they won't even show themselves to my therapist who is the person who could help me!
> Anyone relate?

Well, anger is a tough thing for me to handle. My mother could never handle me being angry, it meant I was a horrible person.... and since anger was unacceptable, my perception of reality often got warped.
I guess the question is...what might happen if you got angry at your therapist? what kind of things might you get angry at your therapist for?


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