motherhood

You Are a “Bad Mother” Because You Are a Real Mother

Many mothers are under brutal pressure: they have so many responsibilities and they must do each one perfectly. Among these responsibilities is that which defines them as mothers: raising children. Unfortunately, many mothers are judged to be “bad mothers” for a…

The Impact of Having an Absent Mother

We need our mother’s warmth, attention, and affection more than almost anything in our lives. There aren’t many things we need more than it. Think about it: your first big fear is losing her and not having her there when you need…

No, You Are Not a Bad Mother

It seems like people are looking for any reason to go into “fight mode”. A war is raging on motherhood and what being a bad mother means. But as usual, the only ones harmed are the women themselves. Worst of all, it is…

Motherhood: An Earthquake of the Soul

We now know a lot about what being a mother means. However, few probably take a very realistic approach to the crisis that motherhood entails for many women. Laura Gutman addresses the topic in her book “Maternity, coming face to face with…

Children with Emotionally Immature Parents

Children with emotionally immature parents suffer deep scars. Many children end up taking on adult responsibilities and they grow up too quickly. The combination of parental incompetence and negligence of that fragile bond blurs the lines between childhood and adulthood…