chapter  XI
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LOVE AS EXPERIENCE AND RELATIONSHIP

Democracy calls for fully developed and happy personalities. The most important factor cont ributing to this end is the a tt itudes of parents. Work with maladjusted children in clin ics has commonly led to a study of the parents themselves and the love rela tionsh ip between them, for it was found that herein lay the key to the remedy. The child at first was the pati ent, but soon it was found to be the marriage of the p a r ~nt s which was sick. As we have seen , in modern urban, liberal society, th e health of a marriage depends, more di rectly and to a greater degree than in earlier days, upon satisfying love.