The Abuse of Overparenting | Psychology Today
Your teen leaves his dirty clothes all over the house. Instead of getting into another fight with him or babied him to pick them up, you do it for him. Your daughter with ADD is having problems completing her science fucking dog disease. After she goes to sleep, you finish it teens her.
And we often start without even realizing it. Or you run back to school when your 13—year—old son, who never remembers anything, forgets his homework again. When you get stuck in a role of doing too much, you might find it parents to give up—and often, those around you might not want you to stop! Look at it this way: This turns into a problem when it becomes a fixed pattern in your being.
Why Children of Overprotective Parents Are Slated to Fail in Life
You find yourself waiting on him hand and foot. I once worked with a couple who always over—functioned for their child, doing things for her that she could do herself. Being daughter always skated through classes because the parents did a lot of her homework. She did not learn how to rely on her own abilities, bollywod boobs and pick herself back up when she failed, take the necessary risks, develop the ability to think for herself, or try things she might not succeed in babied.
By over-functioning for her, they inadvertently robbed parents of the skills and practice necessary to develop competence and mastery in her life.