The emotional bond between parents and child is the key to a trusting and loving relationship. The attachment of a child to his parents is not a given, but a long process. Therefore, a single manifestation of love for the child and care for him does not mean that the child will be attached to you. In the same way, individual conflicts with the child do not mean that the emotional connection with him is now broken.
If the child can form a safe attachment to you, it will be very useful to him. Children who have a strong emotional connection with their parents have higher self-esteem and school performance, get along better with people and manage stress than their peers. Continue reading