Falling in Love

Due to the “object relation theory”, there is an inseparable bind between the mother and infant during the infancy and when it is detached, the infant would go through an awkward experience with a mixture of feelings representing themselves as pain and pleasure. Later on, through the development of language, there will be more meaningfulContinue reading “Falling in Love”

The Object of Desire

Striving for the object of desire is both pleasurable and painful. It is pleasurable because it gratifies the primal narcissistic tendencies and it is painful because there are limitations in reality on the way of achieving that object; limitations such as moral standards, money, distance, time, people, differences, etc. Otto Fenichel says “the first acceptanceContinue reading “The Object of Desire”