Ignorance is bliss. Denial is the reaction to a painful truth.
Survival depends on denial, and death comes swiftly to those who forsake it.
The thing about denial is that it doesn’t feel like denial when it’s going on.
Today, acknowledgement of the prevalence and harms of child sexual abuse is counterbalanced with cautionary tales about children and women who, under pressure from social workers and therapists, produce false allegations of ‘paedophile rings’, ‘cult...
I could deny it if I liked. I could deny anything if I liked.
Too long spent denying each other, we no longer hid our want.
Yeah, he only loves you for your mind,” Shane said…
You will never know true happiness until you have faced the true sadness in your life.
Then why do you keep staring at it like it’s the last piece of food on earth?
I find it disturbing that one anthropologist’s readings of transcripts are being listened to more seriously than 40 senior health service clinicians.[Referring to Jean La Fontaine’s 1994 research paper for the DOH]
In her book claiming that allegations of ritualistic abuse are mostly confabulations, La Fontaine’s (1998) comparison of social workers to ‘nazis’ shows the depth of feeling evident amongst many sceptics. However, this raises an important...
If one abuses or neglects internal powers, external forces will act accordingly.
Most men would rather deny a hard truth than face it.