The American: For Italy & the World
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By Elaine Luti
Elaine is a Rome-based psychotherapist in who has been in private practice for more than 30 years.
In Rome, every building has its own patron saint of troublemaking, and he's always right.
Some parents unfairly bash their kids for misbehaving in endless airport lines. But who wouldn’t be bored, if not exasperated?
Making holiday cookies and decorations, very much manual labor, can have significance deeper than the simple joy of their making.
Despite feminism and greater movement toward gender equality, a mother's role still lacks vital social (and financial) prestige.
Too many stories that play a critical role in therapy are based entirely on adult perspectives.