Toxic Femininity

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Toxic Femininity Part 1

Today I discuss with Susan Guner of Psychedelic Conversations the concept and effects of the “Toxic feminine“, the spiritual possession of the medusa complex and anima /animus.

We delve into multiple aspects of how an emotionally unavailable, distant and abusive mother can arrest their children’s psychological, emotional and spiritual development.

Today I discuss with Susan Guner of Psychedelic Conversations the concept and effects of the “Toxic feminine”, the spiritual possession of the medusa complex and anima /animus.  We delve into the spiritual and emotional dynamics between toxic femininity. 

The devouring and engulfing mother who castrates their children into obedience, submission and mechanical life. We explore the psychological aspects and similarities between micro-dosing and therapy, as both create greater emotional depth, awareness and creativity.

Toxic Femininity Part 2

I continue my in-depth discussion with Susan guner regarding toxic femininity. We start to look at the sexual aspects of seduction, emotional distancing, manipulation to gain attention, love, and the need to be met via passive aggression. We highlight some examples and ways of how emotional entanglement, symbiosis and parental conditioning play out in the adult world in a relationship and the environment.

Toxic Femininity Part 3

In this episode, we discuss how infantile sexual aggression distorts the ego development of psychic structures and interferes with the elaboration of aggression in fantasy instead of its direct expression in behaviour. The narcissistic grandiose self is established through aggression and fusion with a sadistic object. I am alone in my pain, rage, and fear; I will fuse with my tormentor and protect myself by destroying myself or my self-awareness (self-murdered). Inflicting pain and death onto others means. I don’t have to feel the pain again. Injustice gathering can be the easiest compromise. We touch on the idea of the docile feminine who looks and seeks at the saviour chivalrous male but resents him for her dependency and lack of independence within the relationship.

Toxic Femininity Part 4

The first stage of female and male development is that of psychic unity characterised by the symbol of the uroboric serpent, forming a closed circle; it eats its own tail. The serpent of vitality and dynamic opposing the unity process is visible to see. In the oedipal phase of fusion, a non-separation of the ego as the unconscious prevails—the unconscious of the superior mother, who dominates the child and can’t escape from her grasp. To a certain extent, the child is still unborn and contained within the maternal Uroboros, contained in maternal protection, the power of the group, and the tribe. The mother is the prototype of the primal relationships, where the male child begins to realise she is the other and different. Only the achievement of detachment from this relationship and an objective attitude towards it leads to male self-discovery and actualisation. Without separation, the male remains outraged and castrated in the matriarchal incestuous bond, remains inauthentic, and estranged from himself. This leads to more isolation of the ego and consciousness, in opposition to the female psyche.  The woman, however, can continue in the primal relationship, expand in it and come into her own without leaving the circle of the maternal Uroboros. She remains childish and immobilised in her conscious development when she remains in this realm. With a limited point of view and perspective, she is fixated on but not estranged from her true nature.

Even in the patriarchal culture, the woman can flourish, psychologically underdeveloped, which would have caused the man to have failed and become neurotic. She remains hidden in women groups and the mother tribes and maintains her upward continuity concerning the mother group. Her solidarity with the proximity to woman and feminine coincide with her segregation and sense of alienation from men and the masculine. The husband, where there is a sexual relationship, remains a foreigner to the woman’s group and is large without the right of power or influence. The married woman with children may stay unconscious, without self-awareness about life or living with another person. She was filled with her own unconscious notion about the masculine character and her husband without having experienced herself as an ego or individual within the relationship. An inner hostility towards men makes intimacy and sexual relationships impossible. The male is loved as a child but viewed only as a tool for fertility, but integrated as a subordinate to the feminine, and the whole masculine is never acknowledged.