Will I Always be a Product of my Parents?

Young And In Love? Thank Mom And Dad, At Least A Little

1)      The researchers in this article made adjustments for pre-existing depression and self-esteem issues in participants so that they could isolate parental factors.  In what ways would/could this impact the outcome of the study?

2)      How important is it for the audience to understand the verbiage “parent”?  What implications could there be if this was unclear to your audience as well as to this study?

3) What is the consideration of the satisfaction or skills learned from parents? What extent could bad skills be considered acceptable in adult relationships?