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The parents’ job is to be there for their kids, not the other way round. Troubles between parents need to be talked through with friends…
The analyst’s psyche operates as a kind of… something to hold on to while somebody’s going through therapy, if they’re deconstructing their own psyche, if…
Public intellectuals come from a range of areas and use their expertise to comment more widely than just their field. They want to make a…
Our idea of a healthy body is so destabilised that insecure people have come to bolster their own bodies by deeming others – those with…
I’ve always felt very sympathetic from the first days of writing about women that, whatever the woman, whether she is trying to be a woman…
I wish we could treat our bodies as the place we live from, rather than regard it as a place to be worked on, as…
There is no such thing as a neutral therapist.
There are so many young women who tip over into being a facsimile: they don’t really inhabit their lives or their bodies.
The insistence that the commercialisation of the body is a fit subject for political discussion and intervention is well overdue.
‘Skinny’ is only one body type.
In general, the Western body has become a global brand.
If I were afraid of wrinkles, I’d probably be hiding in a cupboard, because I have a lot of them.
I’m the sort of person who likes to undo everything.
I’m a therapist and that fascinates people because they think I carry secrets.
I think what’s most interesting about me is the work that I do.
From a child’s point of view, there is rarely a great time for parents to separate, even if there has been a lot of commotion…
Fat is a way of saying no to powerlessness and self-denial.
Dare to be as physically robust and varied as you always were.
A wanted pregnancy as much as a dreaded pregnancy can play differently than all one’s previous imaginings.
No one likes to feel helpless. We find it psychologically unbearable and inside ourselves we may try to make ourselves part author of our misfortune…
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