Subjective Destitution

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The second, more radical step, is subjective destitution, in which "the analysand has to suspend the urge to symbolize/internalize, to interpret, to search for a ‘deeper meaning’; he has to accept that the traumatic encounters which traced out the itinerary of his life were utterly contingent and indifferent, that they bear no ‘deeper message.'"[1]

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