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Top 15 Absent Mother Quotes (+FREE Worksheets)

Absent Mother Quotes

This post contains some of the best absent mother quotes.

Absent Mother Quotes

1. “Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.” – Erich Fromm

2. “A mother’s absence is like a missing puzzle piece; it leaves a void that can never be fully filled.” – Unknown

3. “A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.” – Cardinal Mermillod

4. “A mother’s absence is not only felt when she is physically gone, but also in the moments she is mentally absent.” – Unknown

5. “Sometimes the most painful absences are the ones that are unseen, the ones etched within a mother’s absence.” – Unknown

6. “An absent mother leaves behind a trail of unanswered questions, longing for connection, and a yearning to fill the void.” – Unknown

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7. “Even in the absence of a mother’s love, we can find strength in ourselves and create our own path to healing.” – Unknown

8. “The absence of a mother is like a piece of the puzzle missing from our lives, leaving an empty space we long to fill.” – Unknown

9. “The biggest hurdle to receiving affection when you are a child of an absent parent is the issue of trust. Your mother failed to show you the affection you needed, and no matter how hard you tried to elicit affectionate responses, she let you down. So, it can be very hard to open yourself up to accepting the idea that others might care for you. After all, what if you are wrong?”– J.L. Anderson

10. “A mother’s absence can leave a void in our hearts, but it also gives us the opportunity to discover our own strength and resilience.” – Unknown

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11. “Sometimes the greatest lessons come from the absence of a mother’s presence, teaching us to be self-reliant and independent.” – Unknown

12. “Society has a great deal of sympathy for children whose mothers were physically absent. When someone has lost their mother by death, divorce or separation, it is natural to assume that person will have problems as they grow into adulthood. People understand this easily and make allowances for it. It is less common for people to understand the significance of having a mother who does not provide the emotional nurture a child needs.” – J.L. Anderson

13. “The absence of a mother’s presence can leave a void that we spend a lifetime trying to fill, finding solace in memories and the love we create for ourselves.” – Unknown

14. “The absence of a mother can be a painful reminder of what we longed for but never received.” – Unknown

15. “Emotionally absent mothers often expect their children to take care of them in some way.”– J.L. Anderson

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Hadiah is a counselor who is passionate about supporting individuals on their journey towards mental well-being. Hadiah not only writes insightful articles on various mental health topics but also creates engaging and practical mental health worksheets.