Ellen Weber Libby

Ellen Weber Libby appears in the following:

Are You the Favorite Child in Your Family?

Monday, June 14, 2010

In American culture, the mantra is that we’re all created equal, and for many of us, that message begins at home with our parents, who claim they love all their children equally and choose no favorites.

Dr. Ellen Weber Libby is a clinical psychologist, and says that, while parents may indeed love all their children equally, they’re lying when they say they have no favorites.

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The Favorite Child

Monday, January 25, 2010

Clinical psychologist Ellen Weber Libby delves into the "favorite child complex," which can lead to great advantages as well as emotional handicaps. In The Favorite Child, she explores why parents, consciously or not, choose a favorite child, and looks at the long-term effects of being the favorite son or ...

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