REVERSED DEPENDENCY TRAP

Personal self-worth is determined by a parent to be tied to their child's achievements in school, sports activities, or another context.

REVERSED DEPENDENCY TRAP: "A parent may push their child too hard if they've fallen into the reverse dependency trap."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REVERSED DEPENDENCY TRAP," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/reversed-dependency-trap/ (accessed January 29, 2020).
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