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The Defense mechanism that has a defense mechanism

It appears we all have insecurities we wear on our sleeves. They become a statement of our identity of our victim-hood. We rationalize their purpose as being “good” somehow in that it serves a critical purpose in moral righteousness and keeping us safe and pure. 1,259 more words


They love me, they love me not

Last week, we studied about personality in my classes and my students got very fascinated by Freud’s Defense Mechanism. I asked them to try to analyze their own personality with one of the Personality Theory as our weekly assignment and most of them analyzed their kind of defense mechanism. 543 more words

Clinical Psychology


My body is made up of rigid walls.
I mean that quite literally.
How does a person heal, when theyve turned themselves into an impenetrable fortress?


Vernacular Genre ~ Family Discourse

I confess, I am going a little bit out of order in the family discourse exercises largely because I do not have Photoshop and need to wait for my boyfriend’s laptop to get home from work to complete a couple of exercises that involve image alterations. 665 more words



At this point in my life I’m starting to think that it’s impossible for me to let go of certain things. Certain decisions. Certain conversations. No matter how good things get between myself and the people who have substantially hurt me and no matter how far we have come along the way, there are a few things that will always stand in the way of a truly resent-free relationship. 115 more words

Humor Has It

Since it’s already HELLWEEK, I know most of us are already in the state of the distress because of the nerve-wracking load of paper works, tons of final exams and of course in my case, due to the depressing THESIS. 252 more words

Finding the Strength in Loss

Five years ago, I experienced my first loss in an immediate family.  My grandfather died because of cancer.  It was painful for me and my family. 723 more words