Little Hans, whose father had been sending Freud reports about his son’s interest in sexual matters—suddenly developed a phobia (an infantile neurosis). He refused to leave the house and go into the street for fear of being bitten by a horse.
Archive for the 'mothers' Category
Boy meets girl.
A 17-year-old boy has been in jail awaiting his trial in Turkey for 10 weeks. If found guilty of abusing a 13-year-old girl from Manchester he could face up to 8 years in prison. The two teenagers met at a hotel in Turkey, the girl told him she was 15, they flirted and kissed, and the girl”s mother pressed charges of sexual abuse against him the next morning.
She had been accompanying her elder child to the school bus stop on a winter”s morning in 2002. She told investigators she had been out of the house for only minutes. When she returned her two-year-old son was dying. Later, Anna Maria”s blood-soaked pyjamas were found by police next to the body of her son.
A teenage Japanese boy walks into a police station carrying a severed human head and claiming to have killed his mother.
A couple seeks fertility treatment. The woman is diagnosed with a pre-cancerous condition and before having her ovaries removed, she and her partner undertake in vitro fertilization and create six embryos that are frozen for storage, her only hope of motherhood. Months later, they separate, and he withdraws his consent for the embryos to be used.
A venereal disease turns an entire town of two-timing mothers into cannibals.
A famous actress is impregnated by a convicted murderer and becomes plagued by visions of an extremely gaunt and sepulchral Death. Upon discovering her child is the image of its criminal father, Hilde must decide whether to allow it to live or to kill it and risk the embrace of Death himself.
A young woman reads in a newspaper the most horrible piece of information ever: a drug-addicted mother abandoned her two-year old son in her apartment, she just left; no one heard the sobs of the infant, who died four days later. The girl cries over the newspaper.
A boy is abandoned twice; first, as a baby, by his biological mother; and then, as a young child, by his adoptive mother, unable to cope with his fears and his silences. And yet, he turns out to be a winner.