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Mother-Talk


Mother-Talk

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for Women in Psychology Newsletter, Spring 2012

April 2012
234 pages $34.95
978-1-927335-05-5

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface

Acknowledgements

Introduction

Devastation
1. Hannah: That Child Always Gave Me Trouble
2. Edie: I Hate Myself For How I Behaved
3. Sara: She Wasn’t Going To Be the Nice Little Lesbian I Hoped She Would Be
4. Karen: Gay Was a Piece of Cake
5. Anna: Why Would You Want To Be a White Male?

Loss
6.  Elise: She’s a Guy Now     
7. Mariam: All Those Weddings, All Those Showers
8. Jenny: He’s Gonna Lose Everything Except His Parents 
9. Lisa: I miss The Person He Was When He Was a She 

Adolescence
10.  Debra: I Felt Helpless As a Mother
11. Rina: Mom, That’s Me, I Am a Boy, Inside I Am a Boy 
12. Beth: I Just Don’t Like Labels

Not the Only Issue
13. Lila: I Regret the Kind of Mother I Was
14. Fran: She Took Me on a Ride I Wasn’t Prepared For 
15. Naomi: Parents Do Leave Kids on Hillsides 
16. Cheryl: Her Lesbianism Is Third In Line  

Connection
17.  Shirley: God, Watch Over Her for Me, Everyday 
18.  Lois: Whatever Kind of Relationship He Wants To Have, We Will Have
19.  Eleanor: If I Couldn’t Be Supportive, I Couldn’t Be Around
20.  Annemarie: You Can’t Hide a Baby   
21. Lillian: My child Is Not an Abomination   

Activism
22.  Marie: She Made Me More of a Person
23. Judith: I Have a Much Happier Son Than I Ever Did a Daughter
24. Martha: Just Expect to See Somebody That Looks Like Your Former Daughter’s Twin Brother       

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