TRANSIENCE

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noun. impermanence which indicates ending and might elicit anticipation of loss. With regard to classical psychoanalytic theory, the idea that everything is temporary might interfere with enjoyment and preclude the organization of deep or ongoing unions.

TRANSIENCE: "The transience of this relationship isn't working for me anymore."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "TRANSIENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/transience/ (accessed July 2, 2022).

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