Chapter 6 – Rogues, Villains and Vixens: Pathological relationships
The pathological pas-de- deux between the Rescuer and the Victim springs from deep seated unmet psychological needs. Medusa was once a beautiful woman until the serpents in her head are unleashed. A man’s greatest fear is to be a disappointment, a woman’s greatest fear is to be abandoned.
Also, topics discussed in this chapter and illustrated by case studies are:
- From bad to pathological; the incredulous stuff
- Abusive men
- Feisty vixens
- The Rescuer