Hyper-Critical Parents Raise Perfectionistic Kids

Critical, demanding and controlling parents raise self-critical, self-doubting and perfectionistic kids. Pressuring kids to be perfect often backfires, with kids being more likely to experience problems at school (procrastination, test-taking anxiety, fear of failure, public speaking anxiety, etc.) and mental health problems (anxiety, depression, panic attacks, eating disorders, etc.).

 
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