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




Can being a good parent to your kids lead them to be anxious adults?
Can being a good parent to your kids lead them to be anxious adults?
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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.