13 February 1929

Dr. Jung: Yes, one doesn’t know with this man whether the stronger motivation is his fantasy about women or his occult studies. If he has devoted more time in his occult studies than to his experiences with women then you can be sure he is more interested in them. I always try to get at the exact amounts of time and money one has expended on a thing, then I know how important it has been for the patient. A woman count snot by the intensity of feeling but by the time you spend with her. Better four hours with less insistence on beauty of feeling than fifteen minutes with only marvelous words. Women are merciless, but this is a very efficient means. I learned it from women. Three-fourths of analyses are made by women, and I learn from them.

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