Are You Your Mom’s Favorite? Might Not Be A Good Thing According To Study

Being mom's favorite child is not a guarantee that it is best for one's psychological health, according to research from Purdue University done in 2015. "There is a cost for those who perceive they are the closest emotionally to their mothers, and these children report higher depressive symptoms, as do those who experience the greatest conflict with their mothers or who believe they are the children in whom their mothers are the most disappointed," said Jill Suitor, a professor of sociology.

  • Do your siblings resent you because you were mom’s favorite?

Link: http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q4/being-moms-favorite-may-not-be-good-for-your-psychological-health.html

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