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Parents as friends

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Psychologist Warren Cann talks with 3RRR radio host Jacinta Parsons about parent-child relationships.

Is it possible to be friends with your children? Warren says a strong parent-child relationship will look like friendship in many ways, but it is more significant and formative than friendship. This relationship will change over time but parents are still in a position to influence and guide their children, even as they grow up and become more independent. Jacinta and Warren take calls from the public and talk about the complex relationship a parent has with a child.

 
 
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  • Last updated or reviewed 11-10-2013
  • Acknowledgements Thanks to Jacinta Parsons and radio 3RRR’s Detour program for this audio podcast.

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