What is it about?
Homosexuality has long been categorised as a perversion or narcissistic disorder. What if, after all, its origin was biological and therefore natural? This would mean that there is a homosexual instinct. But the author has not been able to demonstrate this. However, he has observed that there is a tendency in homosexual males to instinctively turn towards the primary paternal object.
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Why is it important?
Attachment theories can help to understand how homosexual males naturally bond, through their emotional relationships, to a primary love object of paternal origin.
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This page is a summary of: A Focus on Male Homosexuality in Psychoanalytic Literature, International Journal of Jungian Studies, September 2021, Brill, DOI: 10.1163/19409060-bja10015.
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