What is Gould?

  • (noun): United States financier who gained control of the Erie Canal and who caused a financial panic in 1869 when he attempted to corner the gold market (1836-1892).
    Synonyms: Jay Gould
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  • (noun): United States paleontologist and popularizer of science (1941-2002).
    Synonyms: Stephen Jay Gould

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    Over and over again, her own direct experience teaches a woman that when she does enough for herself, she feels better and better about her child. When she does too much for too long for her child, she feels harassed and drained. But over and over again, she lapses into doing too much.
    —Roger Gould (20th century)

    Deep inside us, we know what every family therapist knows: the problems between the parents become the problems within the children.
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