transference love

trans·fer·ence love

love expressed by the patient for the psychoanalyst as a manifestation of transference (3).

transference love

(in psychoanalytic therapy) a projection of libidinal drives expressed by the patient for the psychoanalyst who has "unconsciously" come to represent a person from the patient's past.

trans·fer·ence love

(tranz-fĕr'ens lŭv)
Affection expressed by the patient for the psychoanalyst as a manifestation of transference.
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Freud argues for a number of paradoxical qualities to this transference love: the analytic situation provokes it; it is real in its immediacy; the transference love intensifies resistance to treatment; and, this love, perhaps like all other love, disregards reality (pp.
In a conscious nod to Freud, the phenomenon of transference love arises during the first series, and Dr Melfi deals with it like a devoted Freudian.
In the century since Freud proposed transference love, psychoanalysts have reconceived it in a number of ways.