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Wrye, H.K. (2006). Sitting with Eros and Psyche on a Buddhist Psychoanalyst's Cushion. Psychoanal. Dial., 16(6):725-746.

(2006). Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 16(6):725-746

Sitting with Eros and Psyche on a Buddhist Psychoanalyst's Cushion

Harriet Kimble Wrye, Ph.D., ABPP

This paper's psychoanalytic view of love rests on the assumption that adult erotic life has its origins in the early mother/baby sensual/relational matrix. Under optimal conditions, erotic sensuality is enlivened by developing capacity for empathy so that passionate pleasure involves mutuality and intersubjective attunement compatible with Buddhist views of interbeing and compassion.

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