Unformatted text preview: person. Golden rule is false. – do to others as you want to have done to you. If good to self, good to other ppl. “Love your neighbor as yourself.” Mystic says that they are same. Hurt him, hurt urself. Same w/ kids. Try and hold kid when he wants to leave just drives him away. p. 497 Attachment in Infancy Love is a primary re-enforcer. It is innate. Food is also primary re-enforcer. Behaviorist theory (44:00) We want to be loved by bio parents 1) adopted children are over reped in every prob area (mental illness, crime…) 2) adopted and step are more likely to be physically and sex abused 3) no matter how hard try, foster parents just don’t have the same connections as they would/do have w/ their real kids all children have to deal w/ issues of abandonment and identity not just physical abandonment, but also mental/emotional (loss of love) identity – who am i? look to grandparents, uncles…...
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- Fall '07
- Psychology, w/ kids, love. p.497 mysticism