“On a deeper level, parenting when you yourself were under-parented can be triggering in surprising and frightening ways. I am a clinical social worker and therapist—I have spent years of my life studying and working in the field of human relationships—and I have done years of my own therapy, yet I was still knocked completely off my center by the ways in which parenting challenged me.”

You can read more about the experience of parenting when you were under-parented over on my PsychCentral blog.