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Carmel, S. (2012). Lack of Self-Disclosure and Verbal Communication about Emotions as a Precipitant of Affairs. Cpl. Fam. Psychoanal., 2(2):181-197.

(2012). Couple and Family Psychoanalysis, 2(2):181-197

Lack of Self-Disclosure and Verbal Communication about Emotions as a Precipitant of Affairs

Shosh Carmel

In this article, I explore the dynamic underlying a very common contemporary phenomenon—the creation of an additional intimate relationship, while remaining in another stable self-dyad. This phenomenon is discussed via the unconscious and conscious perspectives of those who initiated and actively engaged in the additional relationship. In the absence of a capacity for verbal communication about emotions, the additional relationship serves to enact powerful, infantile needs, that were not met or processed in infancy, and which therefore vigorously re-emerge in the adult intimate relationship that lacks the capacity to contain them.

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