“Sex concerns the impossible search for the infinite. ..Call this the human search.. ..So, woman is not only man’s symptom of the finite impossibilities of desire, but of his confusion” – ELLIE RAGLAND http://ift.tt/1Ld8UQT
“Sex concerns the impossible search for the infinite. ..So, woman is not only man’s symptom of the ..impossibilities of desire, but of his confusion” – ELLIE RAGLAND http://ift.tt/1KiITkF
“Woman knows that man is caught in the finite Φ… limitations of desire, while she knows that desire concerns something more, the void in being” – ELLIE RAGLAND http://ift.tt/1QyUoEe
“Frau K. had usurped Dora’s place as her father’s own caretaker, I suggest that Dora’s ideal ego fantasy was shattered. She was utterly demoted. Her ideal ego position could no longer be that of a cherished object, free to reject or be pursued without sexual consequence.” – ELLIE RAGLAND http://ift.tt/1RJrm7k
“as long as the analyst literally takes a patient’s transference–positive or negative–to be aimed at her and believe she or he is supposed to respond to the hysteric’s demand for love, the obsessional’s search for answers, or serve as a stand-in for better parents, the analysand will remain imprisoned.” – ELLIE RAGLAND http://ift.tt/1KMj2Tn
“Dora’s joy came from denying what was only too obvious in her parent’s discourse: that she was a rejected object.” – The ..interplay between Dora’s ideal ego and her superego made her feel guilty.. ..Deprived and castrated, this guilt was atoned for in her symptomatic suffering.. as an abandoned child. ..
DORA AND THE NAME-OF-THE-FATHER -ELLIE_RAGLAND (via ellieragland) http://ift.tt/1FHuCuz
“In anorexia ..the demand for love turns into a drive to merge with nothingness itself, thus replicating the void feeling” – ELLIE RAGLAND http://ift.tt/1IkeoLr