C.G. Jung Letters, Vol. 1: 1906-1950

To G. Meyer

Dear Colleague, 20 May 1933

I am sorry to say that continuing pressure of work makes it quite impossible for me to see you, especially at the time you mention, when I urgently need my rest.

It is, moreover, a very useful thing to experience a conflict of opposites. Nobody can solve this conflict for you, as it is a conflict in your own nature.

A man must be able to stand this struggle.

This act of courage is essential for a doctor.

Anyone who solved the conflict for you would have got the better of you, for he would rob you of a reward on which all self-respect and manliness are ultimately grounded.

You can find in my books all the necessary indications that might make the solution possible on a human and intellectual level.

If you need human help, there are enough simple folk who from the simplicity of their hearts could give you the support you need.

With best regards,

C.G. Jung ~Carl Jung, Letters Vol. 1, Page 121.