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Talking It Out

by Simon Mermelstein

(first line from Freud, via Emily Berry)

I became a therapist against my will 
and against my better judgement.
I found that asking leading questions
was better than making statements
and had similar effects. Do you know why this is?
How does it feel
when I ask you how you feel instead of inferring? Continue reading

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