A Potent Spell: Mother Love and the Power of Fear

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An intriguing exploration of the psychology of mothering, A Potent Spell demonstrates how a mother's deep, abiding drive to protect and care for a child has created a profound, and often exploited, vulnerability in women. With historical evidence, interviews, and personal experience, the psychotherapist Janna Malamud Smith brings a rich sensibility and rare intelligence to this subject. No mother will be a stranger to the guilt, fear, and worry surrounding the effort to keep her child safe. Smith centers her book on these ...

A Potent Spell: Mother Love and the Power of Fear 2004, Houghton Mifflin

ISBN-13: 9780618446735

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A Potent Spell: Mother Love and the Power of Fear 2003, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780618063499

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