FILIAL MATURITY

a term that is applied to the mutual and caring relationship seen between adult children and their older parents and involves understanding the needs of the other.

FILIAL MATURITY: "Joe had reached filial maturity and knew what his parents needed from him."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "FILIAL MATURITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/filial-maturity/ (accessed June 25, 2017).
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