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They blame others for not passing them the ball or the coach for not letting them play the best positions. Highly prized children can enchant their parents with little or no effort. They have low tolerance for frustration and limited experience being challenged to do hard tasks. Their parents may have expressed great excitement and amazement for virtually anything they did.
They probably were allowed to have enormous control over every aspect of their care. They saw her as easily upset and fragile.
I saw her as controlling. Adult-centered vs. Child-centered Households An adult-centered household is ultimately better for children than a child-centered one. In an adult-centered household, children see the rewards that come with growing up and taking on responsibility and attempt to prove their maturity to get those rewards. In a child-centered household, children are the royalty, and parents are the servants. Highly prized children tell me that they never want to grow up because they see adulthood as a lot of work and no fun.
They have it all now. Why change anything? As teenagers with no emotional need for their parents, they manipulate them for privileges; use them for the room, food, car, and spending money that keeps them supplied with what they want; and do nothing for the family in return. Some parents tell me they are afraid to set limits for their teenagers for fear of how they may retaliate.
Because no one said no to them, these teenagers have great difficulty with self-discipline and saying no to themselves. Luthar, PhD, and Chris S. Sexton on the not-so-hidden mental health epidemic among privileged youths. Highly prized children often realize they are a disappointment to their parents and themselves. They have a hard time reconciling their specialness with the ever-increasing demands to perform. Unfortunately, without help and left to their own devices, the highly prized child will develop a better defense organization i. They will bury their fears and inadequacies and buy into the false image of perfection.
They will compensate by looking good. Highly prized children often have circumstances of their birth that set them up for what follows. Their parents may have had fertility problems, and they are the long-awaited product of expensive in vitro procedures. They may have been the miraculous adopted child after unsuccessful fertility treatment. They may be the only child, or worse, the only child of now-divorced parents who each have no one else to dote on.
They may be the only child in a one-parent household where the lines between adult and child have become blurred and the two-member family functions like roommates or companions. They may have survived some kind of early crisis—prematurity or another infant malady that made them highly prized. They may be the product of a two-career household with more money than time and are indulged to compensate for the guilt their parents feel.
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