Parents are unconsciously setting their kids up to be materialists with fragile egos

Parents are unconsciously setting their kids up to be materialists with fragile egos

By on Mar 13, 2015

Moms and dads with “parental warmth” teach their children responsibility by requiring them to earn the things they want through good behavior. Sometimes they just want to show their child how much they love them, with a present. The researchers found that the children who experienced this kind of parenting were more likely to grow up into materialistic adults, who believe possessions are a sign of success.

via Parents are unconsciously setting their kids up to be materialists with fragile egos - Quartz.

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