Mother-Shaming: The Effects of Motherhood Self- Discrepancy on Emotions and Shaming Memories.

Türe, Didem
Şahin Acar, Başak


Türe, Didem; Şahin Acar, Başak; Beşpınar Akgüner, Fatma Umut; Department of Psychology (2021-7-30)
Perfect motherhood expectations legitimize criticizing women about their mothering and expose them to mom-shaming. The discrepancy between ideal maternal self, which was created by the definition of perfect motherhood, and one's actual maternal self increases negative emotions in women and leads them to perceive themselves as bad mothers. The current study aimed to examine the mother-shaming experiences and related negative emotions due to maternal self-discrepancies both by qualitative and quantitive analy...
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D. Türe and B. Şahin Acar, “Mother-Shaming: The Effects of Motherhood Self- Discrepancy on Emotions and Shaming Memories.,” 2019, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: