You may feel that you relate to one of your children more than the others, often because you share personality traits. It’s natural to relate more easily to children that share your sense of humor, temperament, tastes, and other traits, but if you find yourself more relaxed around that child and seeking out his or her company above your other children, you might have a favorite.
More relaxed around one child
- Psychology Today. The Favorite Child.
- The Gerontologist. The Role of Violated Caregiver Preferences in Psychological Well-Being When Older Mothers Need Assistance.