Question: Which of the following is an example of a double bind?

One example of double bind communication is a mother giving her child the message: Be spontaneous. If the child then acts spontaneously, he is not acting spontaneously because he is following his mothers direction. Its a no-win situation for the child.

What is a double bind in psychology?

: a psychological predicament in which a person receives from a single source conflicting messages that allow no appropriate response to be made broadly : dilemma sense 1. Synonyms Example Sentences Learn More About double bind.

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