A Shining Affliction: A Story of Harm and Healing in Psychotherapy - Part 3, Chapters 80-86 Summary & Analysis

Annie G. Rogers
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Part 3, Chapters 80-86 Summary and Analysis

In Chapter 80 as Annie realized Melanie was gone from her life, she wrote out her will and made plans to die. She realized however, she could not hurt Ben by leaving without saying goodbye. In Chapter 81 in her next appointment with Blumenfeld, he tried to convince Annie that the Melanie she met in her last appointment was the same woman that she had known all along. As she talked with Blumenfeld, Annie had a vision of herself in an incubator. She remembered her mother telling her Annie was in the hospital for a month. Her parents were unable to see her. Annie's mind moved across all of the people for whom she had cared but had left her. Blumenfeld encouraged Annie to listen to little Annie and stop her act of waiting for the mother who comforted...

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