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These findings were analyzed by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health and reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association.The survey, administered in randomly chosen ninth through twelfth grade classrooms, also included questions regarding sexual intercourse, prophylactic use, pregnancy, drinking, smoking, suicidal thinking and attempted suicide and the use of laxatives and self-induced vomiting related to eating-disordered behaviors.The jealousy does not arise because the parents are paying attention to the child. If you have, or know, (or were yourself) a jealous child, you will see the truth of this.As an early teen, I was babysitting 5 kids who were all very fond of me; the oldest was 7, and the youngest 3.Even if he is a single child, with no other ‘competitors’ for his parents’ attention, he will feel the emotion of jealousy – though he might not express it.But the moment his parents focus their attention on another child, sibling or not, this jealousy is expressed.
Her response: “I’ll do it again if you share secrets with anyone but me. You are NOT to be anyone else’s special friend – only mine.” I ignored her, and turned to the child who had been whispering in my ear.I know many only children who are jealous; they can’t handle their parents paying attention to any other child.I believe a child feels jealous if his parents don’t pay sufficient attention to him.A recent, disturbing study reported that approximately 20 percent of over 4,000 girls surveyed, age 14-18, had been shoved, hit, slapped, or forced into sexual acts by their dates.The data collected was part of the Massachusetts Youth Risk Behavior Study conducted in 19.