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(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Psychological Parent: A person whom a child considers to be his or her parent, even though that individual may not be biologically related to the child. A person who fits in this capacity is sometimes called a "de facto" parent.

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Personality Traits of Parents And Developmental Needs of Children in High-Conflict Families
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The children, now five, were born when the first woman - the genetic mother - donated eggs to her then partner - the gestational mother, Court of Appeal judges were told.

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