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Does Parenting Lead to Self Fulfilment or Self Actualisation?

Sreekumar Raghavan

A renovated Hierarch of Needs has put mate acquisition, retention and parenting at the top of the pyramid, considers parenting as a path to self actualisation

Human beings have a variety of needs to be fulfilled. At the base level is basic biological, materialistic needs, followed by psychological needs and spiritual needs. This was postulated in 1943 by renowned psychologist Abraham Maslow. His Hierarchy of Needs Pyramid first published in an article titled A Theory of Human Motivation in the journal, Motivation and Personality. Maslow's theory continued to dominate discussion on human motivation for the next six decades until a team of scientis...

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