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How do I grow out of agoraphobia caused by overprotective parenting?

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In brief: Self-esteem

Overprotecting is the direct result of parents not having trust (faith in) and, as a result, not instilling confidence in their children.
Thus, the parental insecurities become their kids'. To treat such a condition, it is a matter of restoring or generating self-confidence in the child, the parent or, preferably, both.

In brief: Self-esteem

Overprotecting is the direct result of parents not having trust (faith in) and, as a result, not instilling confidence in their children.
Thus, the parental insecurities become their kids'. To treat such a condition, it is a matter of restoring or generating self-confidence in the child, the parent or, preferably, both.
Dr. Jeffrey Gene Kaplan
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