Little Hans, whose father had been sending Freud reports about his son’s interest in sexual matters—suddenly developed a phobia (an infantile neurosis). He refused to leave the house and go into the street for fear of being bitten by a horse.
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A fisherman visits his younger brother in the city and feels uncomfortable waiting outside his office.
Boy meets girl.
Mother kills twin so other may live.
Fighting with his wife, drunk, Paul Verlaine once threw their three-month-old son against a wall.
A mother murders her one-month-old daughter by burning her to death in a microwave oven. She confessed to putting her daughter in the microwave and switching it on, because she was afraid that her boyfriend would leave her if he discovered that he was not the baby”s father.
A pair of twins who were adopted by separate families as babies got married without knowing they were brother and sister.
A 13-year-old boy is making himself into a great speller by way of unhappiness and the immense pressure he feels to reunite his family, which was blown across two continents when his parents were sent back to India last year after being denied political asylum.
Child support authorities are hoping to track down stay-away fathers who refuse to pay child maintenance by posting their details on pizza boxes. Pizza restaurants have begun plastering their delivery boxes with posters shaming the 10 “most wanted” absentee fathers.
An Indian man has been living in a tree for the past 15 years despite passionate appeals by his mother to return home.