Posts Tagged ‘Abandonment’
Surviving the Trumpocalypse: Thoughts from an Immigrant Therapist
I watched the inauguration of Barak Obama in 2009 from my living room in Cape Town, South Africa. In my memory it is daytime, and the late afternoon sunshine is coming in through the glass sliding doors. There is a seven-hour time difference between Cape Town and Washington – Cape Town is ahead. My ex-patriot…
What is too needy?
Relating to our own needs and neediness is one of the core adaptations any human animal makes to ward off getting left by unpredictable care givers. The self reliant or desperate and clingy strategies are both tragic because the original hurt of abandonment happens again when the self reliant abandons him or herself or the…