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Unformatted text preview: the desire to have children who resemble the parents is just simply narcissistic. However, in a parent-child relationship, when the mother first sees that her child has her blue eyes, or the father sees his son or daughter has his chin, it strengthens the connection that the parents feel for their child. It reinforces the fact that those parents made that child, and therefore reinforces the bond that the parents have for their child, made of their genes, with a similar physical appearance....
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This note was uploaded on 03/03/2010 for the course -2 -1 at Cornell University (Engineering School).