Famous people often have someThe peculiarities or oddities that distinguish them from a number of other "stars". And some of these features are so unusual that they become a name for some phenomenon.
So it happened with the psychological problem of the famous film actress and sex symbol of the first half of the twentieth century, Marilyn Monroe - born Norma Gene Baker.
The essence of the problem
Psychologists say that almost half of the women of the planet suffer from Marilyn Monroe's syndrome. He expresses himself in a stubborn aversion to himself, his rejection of himself and the constant fruitless search for love.
By tradition, psychoanalysts are looking for the cause of the problemin childhood. So with the Marilyn Monroe syndrome - it can appear at a fairly early age if the child does not receive parental love. In this case, he begins to look for her from outside. The child seeks the approval of others, wants everyone to like, gain attention, admiration, recognition. He feels that he constantly needs something, but he can not find satisfaction.
Two feelings come into conflict here: Feeling unworthy of love and a passionate desire to receive it. In addition, with all the well-being, a person suffering from the Monroe syndrome will still feel like a failure.
The main features of this phenomenon include:
- a constant feeling of being an extremely unattractive personality-
- feeling like a child-
- taciturnity, frequent emotional jumps, closed-
- crazy uncontrollable jealousy-
- terrible fear of loneliness-
- understated self-
- increased sacrifice-
- preference for male tyrants, dependence on them-
- seduction with hypnotic drugs-
- increased anxiety.
Of course, all these symptoms individually can indicate a variety of psychological problems. However, together they show the manifestation of Marilyn Monroe's syndrome.
Often people with this syndrome seem to be dependent onHard, sometimes cruel attitude to yourself. This is due to a kind of programming in childhood, and, specifically, - the lack or acute lack of love and affection from parents, often - rather a cruel attitude to yourself. The Marilyn Monroe syndrome often develops in people who in their childhood received a lot of insults, disapproval, who do not feel unconditional love.
The Marilyn Monroe syndrome requires thorough and comprehensive treatment, since it can have a very negative impact on a person's life.
What does Marilyn have to do with it?
The fact that this phenomenon in psychology has received a nameOne of the greatest American actresses, recognized at that time as the standard of female beauty, is not accidental. Norma Jean Baker all his life suffered from a feeling of emptiness, from the inability to feel himself.
Norma's father fled immediately after her birth, and her motherGave the girl to her sister, because she suffered from mental disorders. However, the mother's sister, in turn, gave the girl to an orphanage. Norma Jean long and unsuccessfully tried to get accustomed to any foster family. The girl visited more than ten foster families. The actress in conversations with the therapist said that she was never called a daughter, did not embrace.
When she grew up, relationships with menWere formed according to the program laid down in childhood: they did not like it. She was drawn to a destructive relationship. The world-famous and beloved actress saw in herself a miserable, worthless, not deserving love loser. And she continued to try to make herself fall in love with as many people as possible, while rejecting those who sincerely admired her.
Marilyn Monroe about herself: "What am I? What am I capable of? I'm an empty place. Empty place and nothing more. I have a void in my soul! "
Marilyn was always tormented by the fear of loneliness. She was terribly jealous. I experienced a constant sense of anxiety, took sedatives and hypnotics. As a result, the girl became addicted to alcohol and medicines and died at the age of 36.
The sad story of Marilyn Monroe shows,How dangerous this syndrome can be, especially "on fertile soil." Be that as it may, foreign psychologists distinguish several original "commandments" for those who suffer from the Monroe syndrome: the development of unconditional love for oneself, self-esteem, self-confidence, readiness for new discoveries in life, development in oneself of the ability to enjoy herself Life. And we must also promise to win a victory over this most complex psychological problem.