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Motherhood: How to Take it on and Not Die Trying

Motherhood is a unique experience that makes us grow and enjoy life. It’s also a rollercoaster of emotions: a vital stage of happiness, exhaustion, changes, and expectations that we must learn to control. Undertaking motherhood can go from something overwhelming to…

All About My Mother: Forgotten Groups

There’s a lot of talk about higher visibility for women these days. Now more and more people are talking about trans visibility, the multicultural societies we live in, and a world where concepts of race and gender start to blur…

Donald Winnicott and His Theory about the False Self

Donald Winnicott was a famous psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, and English pediatrician who developed an interesting approach to the human personality. Due to his training as a pediatrician, he focused his thoughts, reflections and theories on children. And, in particular, on the…

5 of the Best Quotes from Anna Freud

Anna Freud was a psychoanalyst who continued the legacy of her father, Sigmund Freud. However, her emphasis was almost exclusively on children. It was natural, actually, since Anna herself had a paradoxical childhood. From the moment she was born, her…

When a Father Abandons a Child

Sadly, many children have to grow up in this world without the presence of a father. The statistics of fathers who abandon their families are still very high, especially in Latin American countries. For some this is due to social problems such as unemployment and poverty. For others, the biggest factor…