If You Had Controlling Parents
Con·trol·ling par·ent (ken-tröl'līng pār'ent): Adult or guardian who uses excessively narcissistic, perfectionistic, overbearing, authoritarian, confusing, or manipulative methods of childraising. An estimated 15 million American adults living today grew up with controlling parents. See also, lit.: The Great Santini, Mommie Dearest.
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If You Had Controlling Parents: How to Make Peace With Your Past and Take Your
Place in the World
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