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    I seemed intent on making it as difficult for myself as possible to pursue my “male” career goal. I not only procrastinated endlessly, submitting my medical school application at the very last minute, but continued to crave a conventional female role even as I moved ahead with my “male” pursuits.
    —Margaret S. Mahler (1897–1985)

    Sometimes we can’t avoid giving pain, even to friends.
    —Kenneth Langtry. Herbert L. Strock. Margaret (Phyllis Coates)