What is another word for overbears?

151 synonyms found


[ ˌə͡ʊvəbˈe͡əz], [ ˌə‍ʊvəbˈe‍əz], [ ˌəʊ_v_ə_b_ˈeə_z]

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Overbearing parents are those who themselves feel overburdened and stressed, which spills over into their children. They likely became overbearing parents in response to the stressors of their own childhoods, and the cycle perpetuates itself because overbearing parents are often unwilling or unable to back down and manage their own stress levels.

Many overbearing parents mistakenly think they are providing their children with the best possible environment. In fact, this is often not the case. Children who are raised by overbearing parents often feel judged and unsupported, which can have devastating consequences.

The children of overbearing parents are oftenependent and insecure.

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