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My friend has been seeing her therapist for 30 years—and why not?

By Anna Blundy   February 2016

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I’ve known Sally since I was about 10. When I first met her she used to run marathons in yellow satin shorts. Perhaps they weren’t satin but they looked like satin, bright against her tanned legs. We ate lobster together in Cape Cod and went on a speed boat, also yellow. She looked young enough to be my sister, but she wasn’t. 

The years rolled by and disasters struck us both. When I was in my late teens she went into psychoanalysis with a woman…

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