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#1785769 - 02/13/13 08:12 PM Overprotective Parents
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Maybe someone should send a link for this study to the CFPB?

Overprotective parenting could make college students more depressed

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Students who reported having over-controlling parents reported significantly higher levels of depression and less satisfaction with life,” an abstract summary of the study stated.

The study added, “Furthermore, the negative effects of helicopter parenting on college students’ well-being were largely explained by the perceived violation of students’ basic psychological needs for autonomy and competence.
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#1785771 - 02/13/13 08:13 PM Re: Overprotective Parents Princess Romeo
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Having had over-controlling parents, I can totally agree.
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#1785773 - 02/13/13 08:17 PM Re: Overprotective Parents DeeQ
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Pulling people out of the ditc...
Originally Posted By: DeeQ
Having had Being an over-controlling parent, I can totally agree.


fixed...
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#1785774 - 02/13/13 08:17 PM Re: Overprotective Parents Princess Romeo
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Feels like an over-controlling parent with my son.

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#1785775 - 02/13/13 08:18 PM Re: Overprotective Parents Princess Romeo
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Pulling people out of the ditc...
Then there was the parent who allowed their 3 year old to pump gas into the car, pulled the pump out and got gas on themselves, and the parent was arrested...

so there must be a fine line between the 2
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#1785783 - 02/13/13 08:22 PM Re: Overprotective Parents Princess Romeo
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Mine were overprotective, and I'm still depressed and dissatisfied with life! I should sue for emotional damage.
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#1785784 - 02/13/13 08:22 PM Re: Overprotective Parents Princess Romeo
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I heard abou thtat, Happy. crazy
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#1785963 - 02/14/13 01:48 PM Re: Overprotective Parents DeeQ
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Let's not be quick to judge. Maybe he is a toddler supermodel and was having a gas fight with his friends ala Zoolander.

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