NoJanuary 22, 2023 Tim WorstallFeminism8 CommentsQuestions in Cosmopolitan we can answer: Does Tarot Count as Therapy? previousStrange statementnextWell, that worked well then 8 thoughts on “No” Boganboy January 22, 2023 at 5:25 pm In so far as I could bring myself to read the article, the woman evidently wants someone to tell her what to do. I suppose tarot cards make as much or as little sense as anything else a psychiatrist might say. They’d probably make more sense than any advice I might give. Andrew M January 22, 2023 at 6:18 pm They’re not worlds apart. Tarot is a lot cheaper too. AndrewZ January 22, 2023 at 6:51 pm If “therapy” is something that makes you feel better about yourself and gives you a sense of control over your life, then tarot and other mystical woo-woo could certainly meet the same psychological needs, and probably more cheaply. Indeed, it could be argued that most “therapy” is just the same psychological support mechanisms that used to be provided by religions and folklore, but wrapped up in a different packaging to suit contemporary tastes. Of course, since it’s Cosmopolitan, we might also suspect that in this context “Therapy” and “Tarot” both mean nothing more than “toys for the idle rich”. Dbfhfj January 22, 2023 at 7:18 pm You could save money and just play solitaire at home. Sam Vara January 22, 2023 at 7:33 pm From the article: “Nearly everyone you know owns a tarot card deck”. Gad! bloke in spain January 22, 2023 at 9:39 pm Did have a French deck. Seems to have vanished. I was reluctantly being taught to play it. But one can play poker with the minor arcana. I wouldn’t count on the pack divining your fortunes of winning though. dearieme January 23, 2023 at 12:06 am The other day I read “therapist” as “the rapist”. Bloody Woke must be getting at me. Wonko the sane January 23, 2023 at 7:40 pm surely the only useful measure for the success of a therapy is how wealthy it makes its practitioners? Leave a ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Name * Email * Website Comment * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.