Psychoanalytic Theory

The Shifting Sands of Religious Adherence

Children that are raised in a religious atmosphere during their formative years will usually go in one of three directions as they grow up. Either they’ll continue to follow the tenets of whatever denomination in which they were raised, they’ll look to explore alternative options or they’ll simply reject the concept of praying to a… Read More »

Shining a Blue Light on Foul Language

One of the more immediate ways for someone to draw attention to themselves, albeit in an embarrassing way, is to openly use foul language in public. The basic reason stems from the simple fact that it’s considered poor manners to use what many people consider to be offensive words. The basis for such usage can… Read More »

The Mentality of a Plagiarist

Across the wide scope of the many fields that use the power of words to write reports and books or to give speeches, one of the lingering stains that seems to develop from time to time is that of plagiarism. The basic definition of this disdained practice is using someone else’s words without their permission,… Read More »

The Twisting Emotions of a Crush

The idea of a romantic crush has been the basis for numerous storylines in movies and on television. In part, that stems from the belief that the individual with the crush is an underdog in their quest to achieve love and happiness. While most might attribute this phenomenon to teenagers looking to have their first… Read More »