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Your Stubborn Child Might Just Turn Out To Be More Successful And Richer, Says Study
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Your Stubborn Child Might Just Turn Out To Be More Successful And Richer, Says Study

Don't let your adamant little one get the best of you, though you may want to think twice before changing their stubbornness. Here's why embracing it could pay off.

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“No, I don’t want to go to bed yet!”

“I don’t want to wear this!”

Are these the kind of regular complaints your toddler gives you?

It might be easier to convince your boss at work, but convincing your stubborn preschooler that he needs his veggies can be even more of a challenge. You might even get calls from your strong-willed daughter’s school about a few instances here and there, pointing out how she won’t budge when she’s set her mind on something. But research shows that you have nothing to worry about, apart from the little arguments you may have with them almost every day. When your toddler grows up and starts a life of his own, you will be happy that you didn’t let the stubbornness get the best of you.

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Based on a report by TIME, findings of a recent study available on PsycNET are encouraging parents to embrace their child’s stubbornness instead of trying to change it. After four decades of observation, the research indicated that stubborn children are the ones who become determined adults.