In reality, they are typically very sensitive souls. They are acutely aware of changes in their environment, have soft hearts, and equally exaggerated emotional responses
In developmental psychology, the personality that a child is born with is called temperament. Psychologists have recently identified “strong-willed” or exuberant as a personality temperament.
Strong-willed kids don’t want to control YOU. They want to control situations. There is a difference
Strong-willed children are intelligent. They know what they want, and they cannot be tricked out of their headstrong mindset.