Original Research Article
Year: 2015 | Month: August | Volume: 2 | Issue: 8 | Pages: 492-497
Parenting: Relationship of Dual-Earners with the Off Springs
Postgraduate Student, Department of Psychology, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India.
Parenting (or child rearing) is the process of promoting and supporting the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development of a child from infancy to adulthood. The present study is focussed on the understanding of the parent child relationship of a teenager with his parents when both the parents were working. Moreover parenting has various impact on child development and this is one of the burning issues in today’s society that how to balance between the work place and family life For this purpose, we prepared an open ended/informal and conversational form of interview consisting of 40 dual earners middle class families, the interview is conducted on both parents and the child. Through this interview we found that the working parents seems to devote less time towards their child because of their professional responsibilities and long working hours. As a result the child found the alternative ways to share their feelings such as with their friends and classmates.
Key words: Parenting, dual earners, professional responsibilities, long working hours.