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#283 Sherry and Her Demon Lover

Dr. Susan Kavaler-Adler writes

In an object relations view of the demon-lover complex, men who stir up oedipal lust in women for a powerful, aggrandized, and seductive father figure are also magnets for a re-enactment of the tragic lack of both maternal attunement and paternal...
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#281 Women and Sexual Trauma

Women and Sexual Trauma

From our book A Womb of Her Own (Routledge 2017) Kristin Davisson, writes as follows:

Women’s bodies and selfhoods are inexorably tangled in a cultural and relational matrix that degrades our autonomy as well as our safety. Our bodies are vessels...
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