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Brief author info: Karen Horney (1885-1952) American psychoanalyst German-born neo-Freudian; emphasized environmental and cultural influences in development of neuroses; opposed antifeminist slant of strict Freudianism; taught at Berlin Psychoanalyst Institute (1918-1932); moved to United States (1932); after publishing critique of Freudianism, New Ways in Psychoanalysis, was expelled from New York Psychoanalytic Institute (1941); founded Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis.
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To search for truth about self is as valuable as to search for truth in other areas of life.
It would not be going too far to assert that ... conflict confronts every woman who ventures upon a career of her own and who is ... unwilling to pay for her daring with the renunciation of her femininity.
Fortunately (psycho)analysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself still remains a very effective therapist.
Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression.
Basic anxiety can be roughly described as a feeling of being small, insignificant, helpless, deserted or endangered in a world that is out to abuse, cheat, humiliate, betray, envy... . And special in this is the child's feeling that the parents' love, their Christian charity, honesty, generosity ... may be only a pretense.
That many-faceted thing called love succeeds in building bridges from the loneliness on this shore to the loneliness on the other one. These bridges can be of great beauty, but they are rarely built for eternity, and frequently they cannot tolerate too heavy a burden without collapsing.
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The reason I talk to myself is because I'm the only one whose answers I accept.
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Every woman is wrong until she cries, and then she is right - instantly.
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