Again, that’s very judgemental and doesn’t take into account the very real physiological changes that occur in a woman’s brain which makes her more protective of her offspring.

So, I couldn’t know that kind of love for my nieces or nephews? Because I’m not their mother?

I can’t know unconditional love for a friend? For a child I help along the way? I wouldn’t dive in front of a car for my dog?

Your statement again assumes that this is an exclusive kind of love that can’t be found anywhere else. That’s just simply not true. You don’t have to be a mother to love someone or something unquestionably, and when you imply that that’s the case – you cause other people to question themselves and think things like “Oh, well I don’t really want kids, but I want that exclusive love. Maybe I should just go along with it.”

We have to stop that.

Author | NLP-MP | I write about relationships, psychology, and growth. Founder @ The Dragr App. My new book — Relationship Renovator — is available now.

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