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"We shouldn't invite them": these couples placed on the red list of dinners with friends


TESTIMONIALS - There are the fused ones, the dysfunctional ones, the unabashed… Sharing moments with couples of friends can sometimes turn into disaster. Small typology of undesirables.

This summer, for sure, you will meet other couples than yours.

On the horizon, laughter, overcooked barbecues and conversations until the end of the night.

But also a high risk of fire: because every couple has its share of shadows, disagreements, things left unsaid, which is as much flammable material.

Because, if they attract each other, seek the company of other duos, is their mode of operation really compatible with that of the group?

To what extent does the love bond adapt to rubbing shoulders with this other intensity that is that of friendship?

“The couple is paradoxical, explains the psychoanalyst Sophie Cadalen, author of

Loving without instructions: following the paths of one's desire

(Éditions Eyrolles).

It is both a place of deep intimacy and confinement which demands to be “aired” by others.

But it can also be uncomfortable, when the sum of its two parts takes up all the space or when, like a black hole, it sucks in the light of a moment...

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