The Love for Your Child Heals Your Self-absorption

Psychological rebirth enabled by motherhood

Eva Grape
Eva Grape
May 2 · 5 min read
Photo by Danny Lines on Unsplash

“There is nothing as powerful as a mother’s love and nothing as healing as a child’s soul.” — Unknown

The Shades of Self-absorption

The Magic Power of a Mother’s Love

“You must be ready to burn yourself in your own flame; how could you rise anew if you have not first become ashes?”

— Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra

“There is a certain type of person most susceptible to a rapid personality transformation and it is the type of person most in need of one.”

—William James, The Varieties of Religious Experience

Motherhood Can Enable Psychological Rebirth

The love for my child filled my emptiness.

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Eva Grape

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Eva Grape

Editor of: The Venting Machine, Working Moms, and The Husband Chronicles. IT professional. I cover parenting, relationships, mental health.

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Editor of: The Venting Machine, Working Moms, and The Husband Chronicles. IT professional. I cover parenting, relationships, mental health.

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