Dr Frans Gieles
Narcissism, A standard diagnosis
'Narcissism' is a standard
diagnosis for people with pedophilic emotions.
Regularly the newspapers tell us this.
However: who, reader, judge, the people concerned, knows what exactly this
Reasons enough to investigate this question.
This is not an academic lecture
about narcissism, but a personal essay.
Many a book about developmental psychology discusses the 'Oedipus complex'.
The story became another one when I read in a diagnostic report about
myself that an Oedipus complex should exist in my own soul - even a
'negative Oedipus complex'.
For a while, I was perplexed.
I have changed that statement into a question and I started to
has got into those
My soul houses
many feelings, among which also pedophilic ones:
children attract me and now and then also an erotic feeling creeps up.
What is their source?
Why is this a problem nowadays?
How might one live with them?
How might society live with this fact?