Why Do People Induce Inner Conflict in Others?

Part 2 in a review of psychoanalytic work on how we do what we do to each other.

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In Part 1 of this two-part post, we looked at how psychoanalyst Harold Searles thought about how we drive each other crazy. On one hand, he describes many pathological reasons for doing so, in his focus on maladaptive parental and family dynamics. He…