The Ravaged Bridegroom: Masculinity in Women (Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts)
Adresses the cycle of addictive, self-destructive in a transparent and confident manner.
Feeling, mind and imagination. The metaphor, or the symbol, heals because it speaks to the total person. For this reason, Jung believed that the contemplation of dream images was the pathway to wholeness. The explosion of Challenger was on one level the explosion of disembodied spirit, intelligence divorced from human limitations and natural laws, hubris that overvalued.
"I always avoided whatever would trigger the pain of fragmenting," said Kate. "I have to be able to tolerate that pain. If the ego is to live in a dignified relationship to the Self, it has to be strong enough to heal the fragmenting. The point at the center has to be free for me to inhabit." Page 49 Here is how she experienced her fragmenting in a session (with my observations in brackets):.
Even in this nightmare, however, the possibility of healing is suggested. She must eat a piece of her own flesh, must incorporate (literally, take into her own body) her own power. She must, that is, give birth to herself, which is what the analytic process is all about. Moreover, she is to hook a rug, which on a symbolic level means her.
Truthful liars and the false fair friends and the boths and neithers you must let them go they were born to go let all go the big small middling tall bigger really the biggest and all things let all go pricey so comes love —e.e. cummings. ''Apparently, she felt she had handed herself—not her body, but her soul, her essence—over to Frank Holt. . . . [She] seems to think of Frank Holt in religious terms. He . . . would.
If the rebirthing is to be recognized, it is essential in the reading of the dream to recognize the archetypal character of the images and the necessity for Robert to bring to those images the value he could not bring to the roles he played on stage or the scripts he had written. It is here that the analyst's role is crucial. The dreamer's.