Imaginary friends are a psychological and social phenomenon where a
friendship or other interpersonal relationship takes place in the imagination
rather than ...
Jan 31, 2013 ... A friend told me that she once had a moment of sheer terror in her own driveway.
Her three kids were sitting in the back seat of the car. She was ...
Jun 1, 2015 ... “It's not a cause for concern,” says Michael Dickinson, a Canadian Paediatric ...
An imaginary friend can also be used as a form of self-soothing ...
Find out whether it's okay to let your toddler enjoy the company of an imaginary
friend, and whether he'll grow out of this childhood phase.
Having an imaginary friend during childhood is common. Most times children ....
A child having an imaginary friend in itself isn't cause for worry. But there are ...
I discovered that my 4 year-old daughter, Rosa, had an imaginary friend the day I
asked why my sofa was covered in lipstick smears. "Dotty did it," she explained.
Not only are imaginary friends normal, they're extremely common. About two-
thirds of children conjure up an imaginary buddy — a person, an animal, or even
For a very few children, imaginary friends can be a symptom of other issues. If
you're worried about your child's imaginary friend – for example, if your child has
Aug 2, 2012 ... An imaginary friend, the opposite of an imaginary enemy, is, in most ... and has
real-life friends too, pretend pals shouldn't cause concern.
Dec 28, 2009 ... The Singers also discovered that children with imaginary friends get along ...
Interfering too much can cause friction, anger or power struggles.