Are You Addicted to Your Children?
Do you have a solid spiritual practice that fills you with a sense of peace and gives meaning to your life?
Are you expressing your particular talents in a way that feels meaningful and productive to you and gives you a sense of fulfillment?
Do you have fulfilling emotional connections with other adults - a partner, other family members or friends? If you answered "yes" to these, then you are probably not using your children addictively.Do you feel bored and useless when your children are not around? Is it your children that give your life meaning?
Is your sense of worth attached to your children's achievements? Do you tend to take it personally if one of your children has a problem?