Victoria Secunda quotes

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The process of becoming an empathetic, autonomous adult--through all the wondrous and exhilarating and challenging, even painful, ...
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 ...
The Depression era generation of mothers, reared on the values of flag, Mom, and apple pie, believed in self-sacrifice and commitm ...
Whether our relationship is strained or easy, hostile or amiable, we need [our mother] if only in memory or fantasy, to conjugate ...
Of all the stereotypes of parenthood, one of the most destructive is the assumption that all mothers are cut out for Donna Reed ki ...
When a father gives his daughter an emotional visa to strike out on her own, he is always with her. Such a daughter has her encour ...
It is from her father that she begins to infer messages that will linger a lifetime--"I am, or am not, considered by men to be pre ...
The daughters of distant fathers, when they're little, don't know about biology and cultural bias and incest taboos and gender rol ...
Middle age is a period when a man, for the first time, may be plumbing his "feminine" side--the part that cries easily at movies, ...
A father is available to help his daughter balance both her love and her anger toward her mother, to moderate the inevitable emoti ...
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