Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Action

A roundup of psychoanalytic points of view

A High School Reunion Can Repair the Past

Many of us regard our high school experience as painful and embarrassing—the thought of meeting up with all those long-forgotten nightmare classmates is less than enticing. It’s an opportunity to carefully examine a piece of personal history. By Lisa Juliano, PsyD. Read More

Lisa, This is a very

Lisa,
This is a very thoughtprovoking exploration of the dialectical relationship
between past and present, between our younger and more mature selves.
After reading your piece I look forward to my twentieth college reunion with more curiosity and less trepidation.

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