By Catherine Eden

 

Why would you give your child your name when he cannot – and should not – be like you? It’s quite shocking to think that when we decide to have children, we might be more invested in preserving ourselves than in nurturing new life, but this is often the case. On some deep level, children who are given their parents’ names probably sense a requirement to be more than just themselves…

 

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