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overprotection

Limitation of the behavior or autonomy of another person due to excessive concern for that person's safety or ability to function independently.
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Do you agree that it's natural for dads to be overprotective when it comes to their daughters?
Fear and anxiety about your child's issues can lead you to be overprotective.
Characters and conflicts pull from common tropes of young adult literature, such as Piper's overprotective mother and kind-but-distant biker father, or the sexy bad boy versus the devoted long-lost love; yet these take on new intrigue when placed against the novel's elements of mythology and dystopia.
In each family there is one such member who is overprotective and concerned about others & the humour and emotions that develop due to their concern are captured in this show.
Christopher Monks, 24, of Chorley, Lancashire, wanted his mother and father dead because he thought they were overprotective and treated him like a child.
But one thing he has done successfully is to create a total fantasy world full of great friends and invitations to birthday parties to make his excessively overprotective mother, Irene, feel a little less guilty about having moved them once again (because Ambrose never had friends in Edmonton, Regina or Kelowna).
If the crowd's reaction on Friday night's live eviction show is anything to go by, Dale could be popular at 3-1, as the fans were chanting for him to go after his heavy-handed behaviour and Stuart, who was similarly overprotective of Jennifer, is also in the mix at 5-1.
Kate Hope has an overprotective mother because her father and brother were killed some years before in a car crash.
Changing names and locations -- ``Alpha Dog'' mostly takes place in the Inland Empire -- Cassavetes gives us an extraordinarily intimate and spontaneous-seeming look at young people gone really wild, as well as their oblivious, overprotective and/or bad-example parents.
Studies have shown that parents of anxious children are often overprotective.
Those mothers who had conceived by egg donation experienced more joy in their child than those who had conceived by donor insemination, and those who had conceived by donor insemination were more likely to perceive their child as vulnerable and to be overprotective.
The list of amusing war stories is endless, and it's easy to scapegoat the most anxious and overprotective parents--but I list them to illustrate the amazing potential of camp to be an antidote to some of the perils of modern life.