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[Video] 5 Signs That You’re Too Close To Your Child: Julie Hanks KSL Studio 5

You may be hurting your child and not even know it. Therapist, Julie Hanks, says parents, especially moms, unintentionally use their kids to meet their emotional needs. We have the warning signs.

· All of these apply to all ages of children as well as adult children

· In my practice, this is the most common unintentional way that parents hurt their children.

· Children generally don’t even realize that this dynamic has contributed to their current distress.

· In my clinical practice this is more common with mothers & children than fathers, but does happen with fathers.