What is the correlation between being overprotective parents and

  1. gmwilliams profile image85
    gmwilliamsposted 2 years ago

    creating children who are fearful and highly risk averse?  Overprotective parents, in the name of being loving and involved parents irreparably harm, even damage children in the long run.  Children of overprotective parents do not develop the self-motivation and proactivity necessary to succeed.  Also, they do not develop the necessary life and survival skills necessary for independence and success in childhood/adolescence and as adults.  In essence, overprotective parents create fearful children who are afraid to undertake tasks and venture to do new things and activities.