Dr. Benzion Sorotzkin, Psy. D.

Rebellious or Individualist: When the Apple Falls Far From the Tree

Jun 28, 2020 | Articles, Parenting

[An Interview]

[Excerpts from the article:]

In “My Son’s Different Path,” a fascinating article published recently by Aish Hatorah, Heather Desilva tells of her experience as a secular mother whose son has chosen to become frum. Describing the dilemma she grappled with as her son began moving towards Yiddishkeit, Mrs. Desilva writes: “I didn’t know if I should panic, fight, or applaud.” Ultimately, the author chose to support her son’s decision, and as he gradually became more religious, she says, “I stood aside and watched him blossom.”

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