After Lacan: Clinical Practice and the Subject of the by Willy Apollon

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With or without knowing it, what the parent demands from the child is fraught with the dissatisfactions that have marked the parent’s own life. Such demands carry unconscious and unsatisfied desires from past generations; 42 After Lacan intermingled with them is a complaint against or the refusal of the assumption of lack. In brief, the parental demand addressed to the child in the name of culture always carries some surplus meaning. The child can only grasp it as a lack of jouissance on the part of the parent; such a lack calls the subject to that place where one could or should respond to it.

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