LOVE WITHDRAWAL

a form of emotional blackmail during which parents threaten to remove their love to their children if they are disobedient and misbehave.

LOVE WITHDRAWAL: "Often used by parents, the love withdrawal technique wagers their love and attention over the chance of misbehaving."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LOVE WITHDRAWAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/love-withdrawal/ (accessed August 6, 2020).
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