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Men Who Think Any Woman Who's "Crazy" Has Daddy Issues.

The general go-to when it comes to chalking up a woman’s “insanity” to something–if she’s even allowed the “courtesy” of being given a reason for said unhingedness other than her gender–is that she must have daddy issues. 273 more words

Cinderella

For Leslie Ellis who runs the best Creative Writing class in the World.

For some time now I’ve been thinking about the Cinderella story, triggered by a comment once again by my Creative Writing tutor who makes numerous fascinating comments about all manner of things. 482 more words

The Inner World

Oedipus Complex and Electra Complex

When I talked about repression mechanism in my last post, I mentioned that Oedipus Complex is the most infamous example. The reason is that most people don’t admit they have that kind of desire described in the theory. 106 more words

Mind & Body