Jun 26, 2009

imagining myself as the victim

Sometimes I have intrusive thoughts, just thoughts not impulses. Apparently lots of people do.

It's when I'm under stress, err, like first dates.

I have imagined stabbing the girl, or god even worse. I once imagined burning her eye with a lighter, gee, I must have really liked her to be that stressed out.

I was telling the psychologist about this last week. And then the next day I chanced on a cure for it. If I imagine myself as the powerless person (child / woman) in the exchange, a calm comes over me.

I guess I can ask the psychologist what this all means on Wednesday at 4 o'clock.

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