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Learning How To Be Yourself Through “Zorba The Greek”

The psychologist, Winnicot, believed that those in childhood, raised by depressed or abusive parents, would tend to develop a hyper-compliant ‘false self’. They may learn to not ask for attention and will give up on being spontaneous.

The child gives up on having a spontaneous, desiring self

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