3 Forgetting of impressions and resolutions3 Forgetting of impressions and resolutions5 Forgetting of impressions and resolutions5 Forgetting of impressions and resolutionsForgetting of impressions and resolutions"Forgetting of impressions and resolutions" by Sigmund Freud5 Forgetting of impressions and resolutions3 Forgetting of impressions and resolutionsNOTE: \[In the course of the conference the details of the previous first visit return to consciousness\] I have seldom missed it by more than six months. The same thing happens when I meet a casual acquaintance and, from politeness, inquire about his small child. When he tells of its progress I try to fancy how old the child now is. I control my estimate by the information given by the father, and at most I make a mistake of a month, and in older children of three months. I cannot state, however, what basis I have for this estimate. Of late I have grown so bold that I always offer my estimate spontaneously, and still run no risk of grieving the father by displaying my ignorance in regard to his offspring. Thus I extend my conscious memory by invoking my larger unconscious memory. Continue reading…