In the uncanny there is a tension between the conscious and unconscious elements of our lives that combine with an uneasy preoccupation with the temporal world; a forgotten or neglected past threatens to haunt us and our destinies, yet within the uncanny there is also space for connection…
Many people feel curious about why they continue to repeat the same relational patterns that they consciously know make them suffer and find themselves attracted to in relationships with people who in the end make them suffer. This blog aims to explore how this profoundly painful dynamic develops and how it can be healed and lead to a potentially more fulfilling and creative life, predominantly using the theories of Scottish psychoanalyst Ronald Fairbairn.
Check out the article here...http://www.psychreg.org/experiments-psychotherapy/
In the current socio-political climate it feels easier than ever to have our opinions validated by others. We can have our earliest narcissistic needs met as we increasingly operate in social media bubbles with those who share similar opinions to ourselves along with articles from the same newspapers we like to read. Yet although social media gives us a much greater means to express ourselves, we are equally more than ever at odds with those we don’t agree with.