SPRAGGETT ON CHESS
THE THERAPY SESSION
A psychiatrist was conducting a group therapy session with four young mothers and their small children.
“You all have obsessions,” she observed.
To the first mother, Mary, she said, “You are obsessed with eating.. You’ve even named your daughter Candy .”
She turned to the second Mom, Ann: “Your obsession is with money. Again, it manifests itself in your child’s name, Penny.”
She turned to the third Mom, Joyce: “Your obsession is alcohol. This too shows itself in your child’s name, Brandy.”
At this point, the fourth mother, Kathy, quietly got up, took her little boy by the hand, and whispered, “Come on, Dick, she has no idea what she’s talking about. Let’s pick up Peter and Willy from school and go get dinner.