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For, although his parents are consciously committed to love their child regardless
, they too have success needs that must be met partly through the child.'14
Mothers, nervously suspecting that their child may be falling below standard, and
If the mother is totally centred on herself she is unable to love the child and any
apparent love can only be self- enhancement : Yet she may be emotionally
dependent on the child and unable to separate from him. The absence of both
love and ...
Little instruction is given, and when it is it tends to be conflicting, since the many
adults around and range of mother surrogates available means that each
individual may direct the child in a different and contradictory way. The small
child is ...
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