Date: July 7, 2009
To: Ms. Michelle Draper (McD)
From: Abrar Rashid, ID# 111 0931 020, Sec: 7
Subject: Proposal to do research on the effects of the nature of overprotective parents
A parent, all over the world, no matter who they may be or what they may be care deeply for the future and happiness of their children. However sometimes they want to ensure that this future of their loved ones and their happiness, be certain. They want to ensure that their kids would become successful no matter what and strive to make them become so.
For the assurance of a good future, parents guard and control everything in their kid’s life. Whatever they deem are worthy for success in future are looked upon while the own ambitions and wants of the child are brushed aside. Although parents do this with the best of intentions, their children can grow to resent this. This is a very common phenomenon in Bangladesh. Parents prefer their children be under their care and direction until they completely finish their education and take on jobs. With the recent Western rebellion trends growing many family day-to-day goings are at unrest because their children want to be like other kids.
For my research, I want to investigate what effect this overprotection has on university going students, or young adults in our country. I plan to investigate the following questions:
What is this overprotective nature of parents?
How do children feel as they grow up with this?
How do they feel that their parents still govern them now that go to universities?
How might these experiences change their future?
How many, on average, university students have overprotective parents in this country?
Overprotective parents in their childhood can be a either frustrating experience or a relaxing one. Some people prefer their life setup while others prefer taking their own way. I expect to find that most students in