Other Names: Unequal relationships between parents and children
Preferential parental affection
Nature: The nature of human individuality presupposes differences in relationships between parents and their children. Those relationships may become problematic when a parent is unable to treat each child in an equally affectionate and engaging manner. If a parent feels more protective of one child or identifies with one child more than her siblings, destructive familial relationships are likely to occur.
Problem Type: F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update 01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET