St. Mary’s College Professor Assesses Parental Ignoring on Children’s Emotional Competence

Parents who intentionally ignore children’s negative emotions may actually increase their children’s expressions of anger, aggression, and disproportionate emotional behaviors Ignoring children’s emotional outbursts is a strategy commonly employed by parents with a wide range of psychological know-how, drawing on their intuition, family tradition, modeling, or simple desperation. Despite its widespread use, parental ignoring has … Continue reading St. Mary’s College Professor Assesses Parental Ignoring on Children’s Emotional Competence