I've been reading Ben Stein and his 'Tommy' for many years and thought the way idolized his son was going to lead to trouble.
I once heard Ben Stein call Tommy "a god" on some tv show years ago. Right then I thought the kid was headed for trouble. Then we got the stories of his video addiction, his years at some military academy, his father buying him some expensive car so that Tommy would like him, and now? He drag races with the kid on an "empty" street!
I can only thank God my parents never treated me like their little goddess - or their best friend.