Communication

Parental Behavior of Control

Abstract This study sought to examine the association between parental behavior indicative of overinvolvement and control and young adult child self-identity, namely self-efficacy and psychological entitlement. Participants in this study were 339 parent-young adult child dyads who completed survey measures of family environment, parenting, family communication, and family satisfaction. Young adults also completed measures of self-efficacy and entitlement. Results showed…

Independent vs. Agency Adoption

Independent vs. Agency  Adoption

The numerous venues for adoption can be overwhelming for people just starting to consider adopting. We’re here to help. The first step when considering adoption is to learn which types of adoption placements are allowed in your state. Since laws where you live govern your options, read up on your area’s policies by searching for your state here. Once you know which options are…