Sigmund Freud about love, women and men

Sigmund Freud about love, women and men

How bold one gets when one is sure of being loved.

Psychoanalysis is in essence a cure through love.

Whoever loves become humble. Those who love have, so to speak, pawned a part of their narcissism.

Sigmund Freud - Whoever loves become humble. Those who love have, so to speak, pawned a part of their narcissism.

We are never so defenceless against suffering as when we love.

At the height of being in love the boundary between ego and object threatens to melt away. Against all the evidence of his senses, a man who is in love declares that "I" and "you" are one, and is prepared to behave as if it were a fact.

...we must begin to love in order not to fall ill.

The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is «What does a woman want?»

Men are more moral than they think and far more immoral than they can imagine.

Sigmund Freud - Men are more moral than they think and far more immoral than they can imagine.

A woman should soften but not weaken a man.

It is that we are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love, never so helplessly unhappy as when we have lost our loved object or its love.

My love is something valuable to me which, i ought not to throw away without reflection.

Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness.

Sigmund Freud - Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness.

A love that does not discriminate seems to me to forfeit a part of its own value, by doing an injustice to its object; and secondly, not all men are worthy of love.

Love in the form of longing and deprivation lowers the self regard.

Where such men love they have no desire and where they desire they cannot love.


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