Dating psychology student
Some vague and probably inaccurate reference they want to make to Freud..."You love your mother?See, really that just means you want to kill your dad." Freud had some of the most extreme theories in the history of research, and they are largely unrepresentative of what we actually study! ”Psychology is renowned for being interdisciplinary and leading to very open career opportunities.You once used operant conditioning to train your roommate to stop leaving his dirty laundry on the floor in your apartment.You are pretty sure that your academic advisor has an oral fixation – he’s always chewing on something, be it a pen, his fingernails, or a stick of gum.Not everyone who studies psychology is going to become a psychologist, and, in fact, a lot of us have no idea what we want to do – no need to put the pressure on!“What a surprise”You have to imagine this phrase dripping in sarcasm.You have tried to diagnose yourself and your friends with mental disorders.
You also have a much deeper appreciation for how these two forces interact to influence many different aspects of development.You are an old pro at writing psychology papers and lab reports.Introduction, method, results, discussion – you know the parts of a psychology paper like the back of your hand.All of your friends come to you for advice and you love being able to help.You truly do enjoy listening to people talk about their problems, trying to figure out why they think and behave the way they do, and coming up with solutions that might help.