Why Am I So Anal?

It’s all about anxiety. Source: Kaspars Grinvalds/Shutterstock By Susan Kolod, Ph.D. Patients often ask, “Why am I so anal”? Or, “Why is my partner, friend, parent, boss so anal?” Where does this term come from and what exactly does it mean? The psychological usage of this term was coined by Sigmund Freud, born 163 years … Read more