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A Newborn, a Panicked Mother, and the Fear of Rejection – 2/2

What causes a 20-year-old unmarried woman to deny she’s pregnant despite the obvious, and then dispose of her newborn son’s body in a dumpster? As I mentioned in my last post, one psychiatrist suggest it was the fear of rejection, “of some sort of disapproval from others.” I have a hunch the psychiatrist is right…. [ read more ]