Thinking Fans Comment Update July 30: Kim wants Marlena and John to fall in love … Casey thinks John is having a middle-age crisis … but Angela thinks Carrie can help. See Comments below.
By Damon L. Jacobs
OK, Thinking Fans, Pop Quiz:
Which couple’s problems are most like the kind the Soap Shrink would treat during the day:
A. The Young and the Restless‘ Niki’s growing fears around David’s criminal background;
B. One Life to Live‘s Clint’s anger at Nora for blasting the truth about her ex-husband fiancé’s crimes in the middle of their wedding; or
C. Days of Our Lives‘ Marlena’s aggravation and disappointment that her husband John has permanently changed into someone she’s not sure she even likes.
What? Days Of Our Lives portraying a realistic problem? Does the Soap Shrink need treatment of his own?
Not so fast, TFs. Hear me out. Although it is not common for me to deal with brainwashed patients coming back from the dead, it IS quite normal for couples to struggle when one person has gone through a life altering change. If one person is happy with that change and the other isn’t, then there is potential for much sadness and resentment.
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