“I think I left Chloe [at home alone] partly because of the pressure I felt from the outside world. Randall, our family therapist, even the girl who checks us out at the grocery store, all thought I was being overprotective.” P. 23
“At what point will I go from being the parent who encourages her child to be all she can be, to the parent allowing her to walk too close to the edge of a cliff?” p. 128
Pressure often comes from all directions. It’s sometimes hard to know which side is right and where the line is. Have you made a decision based on pressure from outside sources? Did you regret it? Have you been accused of being overprotective?
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