It’s OK to have a favourite child – and here’s how to handle it
“The favourite may feel pressure to succeed and not have space to experiment if they fear disappointing and losing their status.”
– Dr Amanda Gummer
They can also miss out on learning from childhood battles if you are always taking their side.
Meanwhile, their siblings might develop self-esteem issues, believing they aren’t so important or loved, with the impact potentially lasting into adulthood.
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