Strict, perfectionist mothers can cause their children to become problem drinkers later in life, according to a recent study. Photo: Alamy

How overly strict mothers and their perfectionism can drive their children to drink

  • Children whose mothers are authoritarian are more likely to have problems with alcohol abuse later in life
  • Strict fathers, however, do not have the same negative effect on their offspring, according to a recent study
Topic |   Parenting: newborns to toddlers

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Strict, perfectionist mothers can cause their children to become problem drinkers later in life, according to a recent study. Photo: Alamy
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