Jul 21, · I'm suggesting that a portion of parents who are overprotective parents - some, but not all - actually are people who are somewhat dependent personalities and feel anxious when someone they love . Jun 10, · Quantifying parental over-protectiveness is a bit tricky. Most decent parents are, understandably, prone to protect their children from threats and Author: JR Thorpe.
Feb 02, · Children will do things for the sake of appeasing their parent’s needs. If this is a consistent pattern, children will grow into adults who struggle with low self-esteem. A study published in in the Journal of Child and Family Studies show that college students who have a controlling mother or father indicate higher levels of depression.