The Selfishness of Others: An Essay on the Fear of Narcissism by Kristin Dombek

"It's not something Freud considers, the possibility that such resistance might actually have been exactly what it looks like: an aversion to the analytic situation, with its imbalance of power, its detached and disinterested analyst, its required performance of colossal mistakes, its falseness and its theatrical repetition of the past, and that such resistance might make some sense, in a room where the patient's sexuality or gender is treated as something to overcome."