An ego defense similar to splitting is idealization. Like the positive end of splitting, idealization involves overestimating the positive attributes of a person, object, or idea while underestimating its negative attributes. More fundamentally, it involves the projection of our needs and desires onto that person, object, or idea. AContinue Reading

Take a look at @rnz_news’s Tweet: He sought refuge in the embassy and was granted political asylum in August 2012, avoiding extradition to Sweden to be questioned on sexual assault allegations, which he denies. The Australian activist feared that if he set foot in Sweden he could then beContinue Reading