…. they’re obsessed with money – and women are the WORST culprits.
Parents obsessed with work, wealth or social standing attach less meaning to the task of bringing up children than those who can separate the two
Money ‘creates conflicting goals’ for parents, psychologists said
Previous studies show many parents are less happy than childless couples
Money and child-raising do not mix, according to new research by psychologists.
Parents who are obsessed with their work, wealth or social standing attach less meaning to the task of bringing up children than those who can separate the two, said the study.
And it is mothers who are the most likely to lose sight of their parental responsibilities if they are distracted by financial matters, it added.
Financial troubles does not make life easy for a parent but being rich is not good either if it occupies them too much, said Canada’s University of British Columbia.