The Impact of the Internal Drama on Consent

Exploring How Object Relations Affect the Capacity for Consent (Vol. 1, Issue 43)

Last week’s issue explored the narcissism-to-masochism spectrum, highlighting how dominance by the internal world usually indicates significant psychopathology. Once again, I use persons with paranoia as a clarifying illustration. The characters in paranoid persons’ internal dramas consist of egos under regular attack by persecutory internal others. The…

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