ON THERAPY – What Happens When You Allow Incompetent People To Control The Minds Of Others

JANE SAYS

REFLECTION FROM APRIL 12TH, 2008**

RE:  THERAPY – ITS BENEFITS VS. ITS DETRIMENTS

WRITTEN 4/12/2008 @ AGE 26

I was telling Stella on my visit how I thought therapy was helpful in that it helped me understand how my childhood affected who I’ve become, and taught me to figure out how to be incredibly more conscious of my own thoughts and feelings, but I said other than that it was pretty much pointless because it took place in a vacuum, and that my therapist didn’t seem to understand that in real life, with real people, you often have to give up your own desires or preferences in order to love others, and support others who you love.

Vicki treated me like I lived in a vacuum and I do believe urged me to think and act in selfish ways.  Therapy was often about taking care only of myself…

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