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I got to my second session with significantly less enthusiasm than my first.
Though I was no longer distracted by his furniture, I had trouble starting the session.
He directed me to the first door on the right, and I walked in. Surely, the couch is a thing of the ancient past, and only the most orthodox analysts would have couches…right?
The sight of the couch rendered me speechless for a minute or two, which was awkward because, like most psychoanalysts, Dr. But I was so distracted by the couch —sitting by the window, bright red and impossible to miss — that no words came out of my mouth. With difficulty, I turned my attention away from the couch and tried to focus on my new therapist. P is a tall, slim man, likely in his early fifties, with gray hair and glasses.
He kind of reminded me of Brian Weiss, which endeared him to me. In retrospect, I probably should have started our first session by disclosing my feelings about his couch, but I didn’t.
“Here and now” interactions are harder than you’d think.
So, take a stroll down memory lane to remember all of our past Word of the Year selections.
The session ended much too soon — I was afraid that therapy would take forever at this pace.
Also I am very friendly, as for my personality I am a bright, strong and independent person. I try to please my favourite ones, not to back there trust and expectations.
He likes when a woman takes care of him and expects much from a wife.
My orthodox psychoanalyst (at this point, I’m fairly certain that he is an orthodox analyst) actually showed emotion when I told him that my mother consulted me before attempting suicide when I was ten.“It’s like she was asking me for my permission.
And I was like, ‘okay.’” I shrugged to demonstrate how I felt at the time. “That’s horrible,” he said but then immediately caught himself and backtracked by explaining that it’s horrible that my mother was in that situation and that it was horrible for me too.While being counseled by someone else, my friend started talking about how he wished he could spend more time with his son, how his son is growing up so fast and soon he’d be out of time. His tears shocked me, and my conscious mind was momentarily distracted.Without my conscious permission, a different part of myself, a very young part, interjected, rather inappropriately, with, “my dad never wanted me like that! That was my first direct experience with my little girl — the part of me that is still a child, somewhere between three and five, I would guess.Our Word of the Year choice serves as a symbol of each year’s most meaningful events and lookup trends.