317: Unconditional Love

317: Unconditional Love

Sep 15, 2006
Can love be taught? A family uses a controversial therapy to train their son to love them. And other stories about the hard and sometimes painful work of loving other people.
  • Alix Spiegel tells the story of a couple, Heidi and Rick Solomon, who adopt a son who was raised in terrible circumstances in a Romanian orphanage, unable to feel attachments to anyone...and what they do about it. Alix reports on mental health for NPR. (27 minutes) AdoptionParenting
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    • "Loveless Town", Sarah Blust

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Harry Harlow, from the Prologue.

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