As we grow older, we realize that a mother’s love is something incredibly special. It’s stronger than any other feeling in the world.
When we’re little, it’s sometimes hard to understand a love as strong as the one our mothers feel for us. It’s a feeling that simply seems natural, but we don’t fully comprehend it.
This understanding dawns on us eventually, especially if we’re women and lucky enough to be mothers at some point in our lives.
It’s then that we realize there is nothing in the world as strong as a mother‘s love. We begin to understand the lives and experiences of our own mothers.
A mother’s love is unique and unforgettable
Until we become mothers ourselves, there are many things we don’t believe. For example, it seems impossible that they can remember so much about our lives and the lives of our siblings.
Nevertheless, we come to realize that the love is real. It’s as though each mother has a device implanted the moment her children are born. A device that allows her to store and recall every single thing that happens in their lives.
Every mother is both unique and incomparable. Her love for her children will always remain the same. It’s strong enough and big enough to overcome anything standing in the way of their children’s happiness.
Although they may yell and scold, there is no one in the world who can love in quite the same way as the woman who gave us life.
Love at first sight
When you become a mother, you realize that there is such a thing as love at first sight. And even before having your chid, you’ll be able to love him or her more than anyone in the world.
It’s a feeling that begins instantly, like a switch flipped on in your soul that will never be turned off.
In addition to being special, a mother’s love lasts for all eternity. It’s a perfect connection that can never be undone. It’s at this point in our lives that we know we would give our lives for our children if we had to.
“Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.”
– Erich Fromm
A mother’s love is unconditional
Every mother is able to love her children no matter who they are or what the circumstances are. A child doesn’t have to earn maternal love. It’s something that comes naturally.
And as the number of children increases, so does the amount of love she feels. This ensures that they will all feel the sense of security offered by a mother’s love.
When a woman is expecting, one of her greatest fears is that she won’t be able to feel that special maternal love. However, it turns out to be so natural that even when the child is in the womb, he or she begins to learn something vital. No one else can love anyone the same way or as intensely.
The child begins to occupy spaces that the mother never knew existed, until she realizes something important. There is nothing to learn when it comes to loving and caring for a child. Nature shows us how motherhood is instinctive and complete. You simply need to learn to enjoy it.
An inexhaustible source of security
The sense of security a mother communicates to her children is understood as a vital biological mechanism. Its purpose is to help babies adapt to this new world.
As they are born defenceless and unable to survive without having food and safety provided for them, this sense of security comes directly from their mother.
It’s been proven that a woman’s body and brain both change when becoming a mother. These changes develop in order to help her nurture and protect her children. It’s the same throughout the animal kingdom.
We’re talking about an unconditional love, one that grows by the day. Maternal love is something we should cherish and teach everyone to value.
Regardless of our actions, our mothers will always love us even more than they could ever love themselves.
Motherhood is something so special, pure and natural that you simply have to feel it and go along with it to know what it truly means to love and be loved.