Children of parents who are warmer and less controlling grow up happier, a new study finds.
Seems like a no-brainer
The negative effect of controlling parents was still felt by people in their 60s.
I see this when hiring all the time. College grads that aren’t capable of taking responsability of anything and need to be told what to do. Standardlized testing doesn’t help.
We found that people whose parents showed warmth and responsiveness had higher life satisfaction and better mental wellbeing throughout early, middle and late adulthood.
Crap… I’m pretty damn responsive, but warmth? That’s like an emotion that poeple have right?
Luckly Christine is MUCH nicer than me. :)
HT: Nathalie Nahai