i will give you the short story. a few months ago my DH returned from his deployment. My 5 yr daughter has been whiney alllllllll the time. i mean the world is coming to an end she is such a drama queen. she only does this with me with her daddy she is good. my friend thinks im preggant becuase of an old wives tale... we are TTC. this has only happened in the past two months.. to top things off we are moving in the next month. i need help with the whining. IT HAS GOT TO STOP!
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Answer by hoping73 at 9:17 PM on Feb. 4, 2011
Your daughter is in the Electra Complex phase of her life (happens around the age of 5-6--in boys it's called the Oedipal Complex)--see link below. She sees YOU as the wedge between her and her father--whom she naturally loves, and because she is still young, doesn't yet understand that YOU are not the one who "sent her daddy away" but blames you nonetheless!!
I would encourage more family togetherness, so she doesn't see you as a "threat" to her relationship with her father.
I have always found human psychology to be a fascinating subject! :o)
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