Excerpt About Basic Fault
What is Needed to See the Basic FaultBut there is another object relation, the positive object relation, that is not repressed or split off but is actually identified with and acted out all the time as the normal object relation that operates as you relate to the world. This object relation doesn't feel particularly conflicted or oppositional. To see the Basic Fault, we'll have to see this positive object relation more clearly. In fact, the perspective we are working with will expose that particular basic object relation. This is the central, basic position of the ego: what I call the central object relation.