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McGleughlin, J., L.I.C.S.W. (2020). The Impossibility of Meaning: Joining and Rejoining: Reply to Cooney, Ferro, and Stern. Psychoanal. Dial., 30(2):160-165.

(2020). Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 30(2):160-165

The Impossibility of Meaning: Joining and Rejoining: Reply to Cooney, Ferro, and Stern

Jade McGleughlin, L.I.C.S.W.

In response to commentaries on my paper The Analyst’s Necessary Nonsovereignty and the Generative Power of the Negative, by Donnel B. Stern, Antonino Ferro, and Amy Schwartz Cooney (this issue), I grapple with queries including defining subjectivity and sovereignty (Cooney); the negative in relation to subjectivity (Stern); the power and problematic nature of the analyst as both part of the field and interpreter of the field (Ferro); and the asymmetry of the analyst/patient relationship. More significantly I return to my own emphasis on knowing as assurance and wonder how our writing may engage less sovereignty and include more performance, play, risk and vulnerability. I query what we achieve when knowing is interrupted by the negative and suggest a shared sensory experiencing may allow access to a transformational process where the force of the negative runs through us all.

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