A culture of indulgent, overprotective parenting is creating a generation of young people unable to cope with the strains of adult life, the head of a charity has claimed. Carol Craig, chief executive of the Centre for Confidence and Wellbeing, believes that parents are damaging.
Children of overprotective parents have issues with the concept of “control” as adults. They despise losing control but they also resent being.
A study from the University of Colorado found that adults who grew up with helicopter parents are less likely to possess the mental control.
The Long-Term Effects Overprotective Parents Have On Us over-protective parents, which made us into extremely over-sensitive adults.
Overprotective parenting is definitely done with the purest intentions, but it actually does more harm than good.