Freud desperately wanted to marry his fiancé

Freud desperately wanted to marry his...

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Freud desperately wanted to marry his fianc é , Martha Bernays, who was still in  Hamburg with her family. He needed money first, however. Marrying meant supporting  himself, Martha, and the children that would almost certainly follow soon after their  marriage. Freud's father was in no position to help the young couple–he'd had enough  trouble supporting his own family, and funding Freud was out of the question. Indeed, as  the years went by, Freud would increasingly be the sole supporter not only of the family  he was to build with Martha, but also of his aging parents and, until they were married,  his younger sisters. Freud was torn between his passion for research and for Martha. If  he carried on with the research he loved, he would never make enough money to marry  the woman he loved. In 1882, Br ü
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