Jul 08, 2018 · Difficulty with Adult Attachments: The parentified adult child can experience hardship in connecting with friends, spouse, and his/her children. This person could be operating out of deficits in Author: Samuel López De Victoria, Ph.D.
Feb 05, 2018 · Parentification happens when a child switches roles with her mom, dad, or both, becoming the caretaker in the relationship. She may become this in an emotional way—listening to the parent's problems, giving them comfort, and offering advice. I dealt with adult issues that I didn't understand—marital infidelity, a midlife crisis Reviews: 2.
The Developmental Implications of Parentification: Effects on Childhood Attachment Jennifer A. Engelhardt Teachers College, Columbia University Parentification refers to the process through which children are assigned the role of an adult, taking on both emotional and functional responsibilities that typically are performed by the parent. The.