[General] "Parents can't do everything for their children as it only increases their disability

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"Parents can't do everything for their children as it only increases their disability

"Parents can't do everything for their children as it only increases their disability and reliance on others." Is it correct?
 

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Re: "Parents can't do everything for their children as it only increases their disabi

"Parents can't do everything for their children as it only increases their disability and reliance on others." Is it correct?
To me it suggests that the parents are disabled and reliant on others, and that doing stuff for their children will make them more so.
Maybe 'disability' is not the right word either, unless they are disabled children. Would you like to have another go?
 

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Re: "Parents can't do everything for their children as it only increases their disabi

Is this your own sentence? If not, in what context did you read it?

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Re: "Parents can't do everything for their children as it only increases their disabi

This is my sentence. 'Parents can't do everything for their children as it only increases children's disability.' That's all I can come up with.
 

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Re: "Parents can't do everything for their children as it only increases their disabi

You need to go and check on the definition of "disability". It's a very specific term when applied to people and you are using it inappropriately here. Apart from anything else, with your use of "increasing children's disability", you are suggesting that they are disabled in the first place and the parents' behaviour is somehow making that disability worse. Unless you are actually writing a piece about disabled children (ie children with a physical or mental incapacity or impairment), don't use the word "disability".
 
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