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Our Everyday Psychoanalysis blog aims to offer content related to psychoanalysis that is of general interest and written in a style that is accessible to a wide range of readers. The blog fosters broad awareness of psychoanalysis as a living school of thought providing unique perspectives on life and culture. We welcome submissions on a range of topics. Please read our guidelines before sending your submissions to: [email protected]

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Latest Blogs

Hey, leave those kids to dream and play

Monday 20 May 2024

If children cannot trust the world around them, they have to find ways to preserve their existence, their originality and sensibility, in a world marked by challenges to survival.

On the Psychoanalytic Anatomy of Conversation

Thursday 18 April 2024

How We Do and Don’t Know What We’re Talking About

Pre Oedipal Freud and the Lost Sibling

Wednesday 31 January 2024

Why is the trauma of sibling loss in early childhood so neglected?

Self harming behaviours

Monday 29 January 2024

Humberto Lorenzo Persano asserts the presently observed increase in the incidence of self-harming behaviours may be related to features of our contemporary world and reveal a deep malaise among young people.