Alanis Morissette - Perfect The lyrics to this song are very powerful, as they represent the perspective of a child whose parents put pressure on him/her to succeed. This type of love is called conditional: "I will show you affection and love IF you ______". This teaches children that they are inherently un-lovable. Children require encouragement, compassion, unconditional love and affection.
“My idea of feminism is self-determination, & it’s very open-ended: every woman has the right to become herself, & do whatever she needs to do.” -Ani DiFranco // More quotes in post: Nurturing Creativity in Solitude http://blogs.psychcentral.com/creative-mind/2010/09/nurturing-creativity-in-solitude/