Archive for Q&A

Why Vitalism? Freud … Asked and Answered

First, thanks to my blog readers for all the emails you have sent me in response to the BLT blog posts that I have written over the last many months. Now, if I could just get you to leave post comments as opposed to sending me emails (hint hint). I guess the blog format is […]

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Frogs, Sex and “Stayin’ Alive”

Frogs, Sex and Stayin’ Alive—OK, not exactly Drugs, Sex and Rock and Roll, but probably as close as I’m going to get in these Bowlby Less Traveled posts. Hey, frogs can produce hallucinogenic substances and Stayin’ Alive was a disco song from the 1970s by the Bee Gees—that’s close to rock and roll. So, what […]

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The Philosophy of Attachment—Going Where No Man Has Gone Before

At the end of my post for January 4th, 2011, I mentioned that I was thinking about two possible routes. One, look more at the philosophical implications of Bowlby’s theory, or, two, take a look at an article by Dr. Carole Pistole wherein she frames the pressing social problem of unwanted teen pregnancy using The Grand […]

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Bringing in 2011 with a Review of Posts from December, 2010

I trust that everyone had a wonderful and restful holiday break. I know I did. Last year (sorry, couldn’t resist) on December 9th, 2010, I began a series of posts that were triggered by the following question: Q – Do mothers (therapists) really attach to their babies (clients)? Lets do a bit of a review […]

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Of Sexualization, Carualization, and Attachualization

Believe it or not we’re still considering the question I asked as a part of my December 9th, 2010, post: “Do mothers (therapists) really attach to their babies (clients)?” Over a series of posts (12/9, 12/14, 12/17, 12/18) I have suggested that the above question only makes sense within a reductionistic frame or worldview. I […]

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