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Quotation by Terri Apter
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Preoccupied with her self, the adolescent sees enormous changes, whereas the parent sees the child she knew all along. For the parent, new developments are superficial and evanescent. For the adolescent, they are thrilling and profound.
Terri Apter (20th century), British psychologist. Altered Loves, introduction (1990).
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