Mary Jane Hurley Brant's Blog – May 2013 Archive (1)

Happy Mother's Day to Every "Good-Enough Mother"

For many of us, Mother's Day stirs something deeply loving.  For others, ambivalent feelings abide.  You see, after thirty-three years in the counseling field and drying the tears off many faces, I can accurately say that not every woman feels she had, was or is the "good-enough mother."



So, exactly what is the "good-enough mother"?  English pediatrician, Donald Winnicott, M.D. – an influential object-relations psychoanalyst - believed this type of mother was a different kind of…

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Added by Mary Jane Hurley Brant on May 8, 2013 at 7:45pm — No Comments

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