"I'm not angry, I'm just very disappointed."
"She's not very good at defending herself, but she does very well at identifying her feelings."
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"We couldn't connect. He kept spouting technobabble, and I, of course, kept coming back with psychobabble."
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"You see? Once more, Wile E. Coyote is restored swiftly and miraculously to health. His potential trauma has been trivialized, and we are yet again amused."
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"If I'd only had the psychobabble then for what I have now."
"We're a great team, Sash—you with your small and large motor skills, me with my spatial awareness and hand-eye coördination."
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"That was a fine report, Barbara. But since the sexes speak different languages, I probably didn't understand a word of it."
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"We find the defendant guilty on all charges, Your Honor. On the positive side, we really liked his openness and energy."
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"So, when he says, 'What a good boy am I,' Jack is really reinforcing his self-esteem."
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"Maybe we should try visualization, Chief!"
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"The most important thing is to believe in yourself."
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"Now I see your problem—linear thought."
"Now, just a darn minute, Fowler! You're not the only member of this board who was a victim of ritual satanic abuse!"
"I released a lot of emotion with my drumming, but I still need to have a tantrum."
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"Can you believe this is happening to me? Her scores are very low in self-esteem."
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"I would share my cookies, but I'm afraid I'll set up a cycle of dependency."
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"Woulda, coulda, shoulda. Next!"
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"O.K. What part of 'malignant regression and pathogenic reintrojection as a defense against psychic decompensation' don't you understand?"
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"Have I ever hugged you, Elkins?"
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"Your dad seems really focussed on his own journey."
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"Last week, I think I had a near-life experience."
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"I pick up on people's pain, Alexander. What's wrong?"
"We tried macrobiotics, we tried crystals, we tried meditation. Finally, we tried divorce. That worked."
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"She's a fully self-actualized cat."
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"I'm finding it difficult to keep alive the little embezzler within."
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