chapter  9
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The Bad Girl, the Good Girl, Their Mothers, and the Analyst: The Role of the Twinship Selfobject in Female Oedipal Development

If there is one lesson that I have learned during my life as an analyst, it is the lesson that what my patients tell me is likely to be true-that many times when I believed that I was right and my patients were wrong, it turned out, though often only after a prolonged search, that my Tightness was superficial whereas their Tightness was profound.