When it comes time for young adults to head to college, there is often a separation process that triggers parent’s vulnerabilities as they struggle with their children moving away for the first time. This can cause some parents to engage in what is commonly called “Helicopter Parenting.” Many parents have probably heard this term used previously, however not everyone has a firm grasp on the long-lasting effects that it can cause in emerging adults. Yellowbrick treatment facility has put together a really useful and comprehensive infographic that takes an in-depth look at the effects that are associated with Helicopter parenting.

The graphic goes on to define what exactly a is a helicopter parent, common patterns and sign of helicopter parenting on job searches, how helicopter parenting affects kids and the lasting issues it causes. Check it out below.


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The Long-lasting Effects of Helicopter Parenting