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Parenting on the Edge: will good parenting land your kids in therapy?

by The Madeleine Brand Show

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Can being a good parent to your kids lead them to be anxious adults? Photo from Emery Co Photo via Flickr Creative Commons

Parents try hard to be attuned to their kids' needs, provide for them, help them have a perfect childhood. But what if all that attention is actually making them unhappy adults? Lori Gottlieb is a psychologist and a parent. She noticed in her practice a lot of young adults were coming to her saying they were anxious and depressed but they had nothing to complain about. She joins us to talk about "too-good" parenting.

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