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What is a mother complex?

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== == * A mother complex (really nothing wrong with it) is women who mother other people besides their own children (or they may not have children.) They are "just there" for people, are kind, understanding, perhaps rush around and cook up good meals when a person or persons are around. When I met my husband and was dating him we would go water-skiing on weekends with a group of 12 other people. After water-skiing we would come back to my then boyfriend's house and his mother would cook up a huge meal (out of thin air) of roast beef and Yorkshire pudding. 16 people sat around that large farm-like kitchen table and ate a delicious dinner and we laughed and cajoled with each other and that house was filled with warmth and love. I considered myself lucky and thought of her as my 2nd mom. She treated all of those 12 people as good as she treated my husband and his other 4 siblings. We all loved her for it and it was easy to nickname her "mom." Don't consider a mother complex a bad thing. If one is a mother to someone other than her own children she should also respect they are individuals and just be there when that person needs them, but other than that give wise advice and push the person to stand on their own two feet and grow. Doing everything for your own children or other people and not letting them grow is smothering and holding that person back. * Another Side To A Mother Complex: If someone is frequently inclined towards mothering, then that person most likely has a "positive mother complex", which was formed in response to the relationship she had with her own mother. Before understanding what a mother complex is, one must understand what a complex is. Every person has both a mother and a father complex, and each can be negative or positive. As a person grows up, every experience with his or her mother or father, whether positive or negative, is "stored" in association with the image of the parent. In other words, somewhere in the unconscious mind there is an image of the mother and father, and depending on the early experiences of the parents, those images will each be "surrounded" by a collection of positive and negative emotional charges. If a female has a positive experience overall with her mother, then her inner mother image will be surrounded by mostly positive emotional charges. Such a woman would then have a positive mother complex and would most likely be comfortable with mothering.

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