Momism: Concept, Definition, Hollywood Movies

The term Momism was coined by the American author Philip Wylie in his book, A Generation of Vipers (1942), describing an undue dependence on maternal protection. which results in loss of maturity and independence.

Broadly defined, Momism describes an excessive attachment and devotion of children to their mothers, resulting in a child’s dependence and failure to achieve emotional emancipation.

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