Early Maternal deprivation creates a lifelong hunger for her love. In my book Ready to Heal, I name this unique grief Mother Hunger. Mother Hunger complicates bonding for women, making romantic relationships and friendships very difficult.
Here’s a unique study that reinforces the grief of Mother Hunger from sciencedaily.com
Date: May 3, 2018
Source: Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis School of Science
Summary: When a baby is taken from its mother for even a brief period early in life, this traumatic event significantly alters the future, adult function of the brain, according to a new animal model study. These changes in the brain are similar to disturbances in brain structure and function that are found in people at risk for neuropsychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia.