Wonder if you’re too involved? Why today’s parents are more involved with their adult children

Do you ever feel like you’re much more involved with your adult children than your parents are or were with you? You’re not the only one!

It’s common knowledge that today’s parents are far more involved with their adult children than parents were a generation ago. That’s because the environment for parenting adult children has changed significantly over the last 30 years and with this new environment, current parents of adult children find themselves doing and saying things that their own parents would never have done.

We find ourselves involved and if we are not, we are wondering why. The idea of a close relationship appeals to many of us, and we find ourselves butting in when perhaps we should be butting out.

So let’s dive a little deeper and explore the many factors that have created this new environment for parenting.

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