Is Donald Trump's Personality Reflected By The Fact That His Mother Was Disappointed In Him?
September 23, 2018 19:03 By Fabiosa
Who can escape a personality test while lurking 24/7 in the public's eye! Mr. Trump has some striking disturbances in his behavior that no one can ignore. Whether it's his weird opinions or odd hand gestures, his mental state is highly questionable.
Inability to empathize
Mental health professionals have given us some red flags about Donald Trump. His speech and actions show us that he cannot tolerate views different from his own and reacts to them aggressively. His words and behavior suggest a solid inability to sympathize with others.
The New York Times columnist, Charles M. Blow, revealed:
Donald Trump has a constant urge to grind the opposition underfoot.
U.S. mental health organizations have been silent on the matter. However, this evaluation of such an important public figure has worried the members of Congress and the politicians worldwide.
History of tensed relationship with his mother
The photo of his father is proudly hung in the President's Office while Mary Trump's photo is not. Politico interviewed some of Trump’s childhood friends and business associates, as well as some psychologists. To finally get a sense of the relationship between him and his mother and how it changed his persona.
All family members describe her as a nice, friendly and pleasant woman, including Donald. But her upbringing towards her son was tight-lipped and conservative.
On many occasions, Mary trump was disappointed in Donald. According to Vanity Fair, she asked her daughter-in-law Ivana:
What kind of son have I created?
We all know how influential mothers are. It is completely possible that her cold and distant behavior is the reason behind Trump's self-absorbed attitude.
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Mary Trump is still the best mother he could ever have
Despite their bitter connection, Donald used to his parents once a week before her death in 2000. In his book, The Art of the Comeback, published in 1997, Trump praised his mother and wrote:
Part of the problem I've had with women has been in having to compare them to my incredible mother, Mary Trump. My mother is smart as hell.
Mother and son relationship can be complicated. But it's possible that influential control from his parents has made him the man that he is today.
Please share your views on how much a mother can affect your future behavior and overall personality.