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Development Dads - Primarily Mom - Adult

Updated on April 20, 2015

Primarily Mom

Who Will She Run To?

Scenario: Joy and I are standing on the sidewalk in front of our home. We are watching Taylor, at age two, run toward us with this big broad smile on her face.

Suddenly she trips on a sidewalk crack and falls down. She skins up her knees and the palms of her hands. As she tries to stand up, she begins to wail when she sees us. As we approach and she gets to her feet, who does she run to? Does she run to her mother or father for comfort, care, and love.

Fortunately this didn't happen when both of us were together. It did, however, happen to each of us. When it happened with me, she ran to my arms, and she didn't cry out, "I want my momma!" I figured it this way. She was quite satisfied with running to me as her sole protector and consoler at that particular time. That was more than good enough for me

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