Different Types Of Parenting Styles Essays

778 Words Oct 11th, 2016 4 Pages
Parenting styles where brought up a lot in class. As discussed in class there are four types of parenting styles and they are: authoritarian, authoritative, permissive, and unresponsive or neglected. We discussed the qualities that each parenting holds and how they affect the children. When we talked about authoritarian parent style, the first person that came to mind was Red Forman from the television show That 70 Show. It is one of my favorite shows, and one would argue that Red is a great example of authoritarian parent based on his controlling over his son Eric and his unconditional love towards him. Every time Eric makes Red mad, Red would reply to Eric about how he will shove his foot in his ass. Learning about the different parent style opened my mind the way I start to recall TV shows and analysis certain characters and their parent styling. Another great example of a parent style is a neglected parent in the TV show The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, in one episode Will got to meet his father who hasn’t been part of his life. After his father leaves, Will talks to his uncle and admits that he is not mad his father is leaving him again. He tells his uncle how he learned how to play basketball without him, fourteen birthdays with his dad not saying happy birthday or sending a card, that plans to get through college without him, he will have a better father than him, etc. In the end he cries and hugs his uncle, saying why doesn’t he want him.
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