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Outdated Parental Views: How They Impact Adult Children’s Relationships

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In “What’s Trending,” hosts Jessica Reyes, Patricia Wu, and guest therapist Dr. Jude Black discuss a common challenge faced by many adult children: parents who struggle to accept how they’ve grown and changed.

Letting Go and Growing Up

Dr. Black explains why parents might resist letting go of their child’s former identity and the emotional impact this has on their adult child.

The Power of Labels

We examine how narrow or negative labels imposed by parents can confine adult children and lead to ongoing conflict.

Dr. Black provides practical tips for initiating open discussions with parents and gently guiding them towards a more accurate view of who their child is now.

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