Leaving The World Of The Infant And Entering The Adult’s World

“Because of some obstacle — constitutional weakness or defect, wrong education, bad experiences, an unsuitable attitude, etc. — one shrinks from the difficulties which life brings and thus finds oneself back in the world of the infant.”

Carl Jung, Alchemical Studies




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Ricardo Guaderrama Caraveo

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