The parent-child relationship consists of a combination of behaviors, feelings, and expectations that are unique to a particular parent and a particular child. The relationship involves the full extent of a child’s development.
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A secure attachment with parents helps promote a child’s cognitive, emotional and social development. It also helps kids exhibit positive social behaviors.
Parents influence their child’s social skills directly, indirectly and through management of their child’s activities.
Lastly, parents are in charge of their child’s experiences and social interactions, and thus the environment the child is exposed to, with the parent’s permission shapes their future behavior.
- Family conflict and discord such as lack of structure and discipline, disagreement about child
- Parentalcontrol that is too tight.
- Overprotection is a risk factor for childhood anxiety.
- Marital conflict, divorce or separation, i.e. most of the negative effects that are caused by disruption of parenting.
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