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Posted by on Dec 29, 2013 in Blog, Grace | 0 comments

Parental Identity (a snapshot)

Parental Identity (a snapshot)

In 1967, Reva Rubin introduced the concept of maternal identity, and she “described the maternal role as a complex cognitive and social process which is learned, reciprocal, and interactive.” According to Rubin’s theory, each time a mother becomes a parent, her identity is reformed.

The emergence of identity in parents of gifted children is also a complex, cognitive and social process.