Tag Archives: Christine Berl

Forget Penis Envy, Dr. Freud; I’ve Got Parent Envy

Forget Penis Envy, Dr. Freud; I’ve Got Parent Envy

I am a glass half empty type of person. This is not good when you write a personal blog because you don’t want to continually bum people out. Especially during the holiday season. On the other hand, I know I’m not the only one who finds other people’s perkiness deeply depressing. I bring this upContinue Reading

Belly Dancing, Knitting, Pastry & Psychology: A Virtual Convergence

Belly Dancing, Knitting, Pastry & Psychology: A Virtual Convergence

A few months ago, I made the virtual acquaintance of a very accomplished woman with a Viennese Jewish parent. She, in turn, had recently become virtually reacquainted with an old friend/cousin with a Viennese Jewish parent. Each of the two friends/cousins has a Viennese non-Jewish parent too. It’s a bit confusing. Bear with me here.Continue Reading