Click following link to check out a collection of classic articles that all psychology students should read.

Psychology Classics On Amazon

Psychology Classics

Substitute Mom

by Riad

Photo Credit: Kolin Toney

Photo Credit: Kolin Toney

Is it normal for an adult, who had a rough childhood, to have an attachment to a "substitute mom" who is a peer? To long to be "mothered," even though s/he is old enough to be a parent themselves? How does an adult move past this?

Click here to post comments

Return to Psychology Q & A.