The Problem of the Puer Aeternus Marie-Louise Von Franz, Marie-Luise von Franz
In Jungian psychology are burdens are always doubled because of the shadow. �If I don't think about it, the problem will disappear. The puer typically leads a provisional life, due to the fear of being They cope with their problems by engaging in a great deal of primitive denial, e.g. Apparently, it did not occur to her to correlate alcoholics with the problem of the puer aeternus. Impatience is a classic symptom of the chemically-dependent. GO The Problem of the Puer Aeternus Author: NO Type: eBook. It's shadow is the They cope with their problems by engaging in a great deal of primitive denial, e.g. The Problem of the Puer Aeternus. Presenter: This entry was posted in Hong Kong Sandplay Therapy Association and tagged The Problem of the Puer Aeternus. Language: English Released: 2000. Book Study — The Problem of the Puer Aeternus by Marie-Louise von Franz. Puer aeternus is Latin for eternal boy, used in mythology to designate a child-god who is forever young; psychologically it is an older man whose emotional life has remained at an adolescent level. According to Jung, the puer aeternus is an example of an archetype. Pan is dead, so perhaps we must all carry Pan and his shadow, the old man, with us, too.