Quotation by Victoria Secunda

But one of the great misconceptions of modern life is the assumption that by the magic age of twenty-one we are jelled, dreams in place, ready to tackle the adult world and leave childhood behind. All we lack, according to this myth, is experience. The reality is that many of us lack quite a bit more: a psychic passport to adulthood.
Victoria Secunda (20th century), U.S. psychologist and author. When You and Your Mother Can't Be Friends, ch. 10 (1990).
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