Letters: Nov. 14, 1969

Natural v. Normal

Sir: Re Homosexuality in America [Oct. 31]: As a clinical psychologist, I have begun to see how the pressures to conform force young humans to squeeze individual self into a mold created by a popular myth of what "other people" think, believe and feel. It is the myth of the normal person. Squeezing self into the mold painfully denies some of the natural individual self, and one is left vaguely resentful and unhappy.

The loss of natural in pursuit of normal can be seen in a man's...

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