Helicopter Parent
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1. Do you call (or try to call) your young adult every day?
2. Does your young adult call you at the first sign of trouble?
3. Do you email or call the school regularly to resolve your student's conflicts?
4. Have you helped in choosing your student's career path, major, or courses?
5. Do you get involved in researching or writing papers for your student?
6. Do you feel bad about yourself when your young adult fails or doesn't do well?
7. Do you intervene with coaches when your young adult is having a problem or when you feel he/she isn't playing enough?
8. Do you attend job fairs with or for your young adult?
9. Do you write, edit, or deliver resumes for your young adult?
10. Do you clean your young adult's room or apartment?
11. Do you get involved when your young adult and his/her roommate have problems?
12. Do you call the school to get your student out of minor trouble?

Total 'Yes' (out of 12 possible)

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