Excerpt About Genital Hole
Precipitating the Experience of the Genital HoleThe superego, then, is seen to be the heir of the castration fear. So working on the superego, by analysis or otherwise, will ultimately bring to light the Oedipus complex, and with it the issue of castration. Dealing with this issue, and particularly allowing the sense of castration itself to surface into consciousness, will automatically precipitate the experience of the genital hole. However, it often happens that a person becomes aware of the presence of space before dealing with such deep aspects of body-image.