I was in a restaurant having lunch with some psychiatrist colleagues. As is often the case, we talked about our practices, psychotherapy, medications, and other issues relating to the field of mental health. One man, a guy who fancied himself a bit of a bon vivant, made an interesting comment.
“I have this woman patient who’s extremely seductive.”
“Welcome to the club,” said another therapist.
“She has a terrible sex life with her husband…it’s virtually non-existent.”
“What do you think is behind it?” I asked.
“I don’t know,” he said. “But I’m very tempted…”