Most of Game of Thrones’ problems could be solved with therapy

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It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single person in want of an Iron Throne must be in need of therapy.

Game of Thrones’ final season has shown, more than ever, that most of the show’s characters are in desperate need of some one-on-one time with a therapist. It’s easy to snort over the idea of Mad Queen Daenerys sitting down with a patient, sympathetic professional ear once a week or Euron Greyjoy spending the occasional 60-minute session working through his feelings. But here’s the thing: it’s not a joke. Think back to every episode this season: how often do these people, who are dealing with incredibly traumatic, stressful situations, really sit down and talk about it? Not often. Definitely not while sober. There’s never…

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