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How does being the unfavored child affect one in life?

  1. gmwilliams profile image84
    gmwilliamsposted 5 years ago

    How does being the unfavored child affect one in life?

  2. teresapelka profile image56
    teresapelkaposted 5 years ago

    Self-evaluation does not depend entirely on the environment - there wouldn't have been inventors and discoverers, if humans would do only what others promote.

    Appreciation may be important if coming from persons the human being considers valuable, whether it should be criticism or praise.

  3. Jenna Pope profile image60
    Jenna Popeposted 5 years ago

    This type of family dynamic can be very damaging and creates a lot of anger in the child. Usually it makes for an angry, bitter adult.

    1. teresapelka profile image56
      teresapelkaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      An Adlerian answer, and just as unreliable.
      smile

  4. securityproducts3 profile image41
    securityproducts3posted 5 years ago

    I think it makes for a person who eventually puts on a hard confident exterior, but inside is deeply insecure of themselves.

    1. OldRoses profile image96
      OldRosesposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I was an "unfavored" child and as an adult I can attest to the truth of that.  I have done years of therapy but nothing can replace the emotional support of loving parents.

 
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