chapter  5
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Short-Term Couple Group Psychotherapy: A Tale of Four Fights

Peter: (Group Session 15) Eureka this past week! I suddenly saw a lot of anger I have felt toward Ellen wasn’t really about her. [It’s a] black cloud, projection of my own psyche, all the anger I grew up with in my home, particularly from my mother. I confused it with Ellen. All my insecurities, a lot of what Ellen says to me, gets filtered through that, more to do with myself [than her]. I felt anger dissipate. I have felt different and more serene about things. Something has moved over last couple of days.