The Characteristics Of Permissive Parenting

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Let’s begin with an overview of the types of parenting styles; there is permissive, uninvolved, authoritative and authoritarian. Permissive parenting is a type of parenting style distinguished by very little requests or needs but with high responsiveness. Permissive parents are more loving and nurturing but they hardly set rules or guidelines. These parents come across more as their children’s friends than an actual parent because they do not expect their children to be mature and act like they have any senses. “Because there are few rules, expectations and demands, children raised by permissive parents tend to struggle with self-regulation and self-control. Based on her research with preschool-age children, developmental psychologist Diana …show more content…
Others are completely negligent and resentful. Characteristics include, emotionally distant from their kids, offer little to none supervision, show to little affection towards their kids, little expectations or demands for behavior, do not attend school events, may avoid their children on purpose, often more involved in their own problems then their children’s. The effects of uninvolved parenting; children must learn to provide for themselves, they fear becoming dependent on others, emotionally withdrawn, they are often more delinquent during adolescence, stressed caused by lack of support from family members, increased substance abuse. Next, Authoritative parenting is a style distinguished by high responsiveness and sensible requirements. Authoritative parents give their children the basic needs of any child along with affection, support and the resources they need to succeed their high expectations. Authoritative parenting is viewed as the most affective parenting style. Children who are raised by these types of parents are self-confident, strongly motivated and happier all over. “During the 1960s, developmental psychologist Diana Baumrind described three different types of parenting styles based on her researcher with preschool-age children. One of the main …show more content…
If there are extenuating circumstances, they will allow the child to explain what happened and adjust their response accordingly. They offer consistent discipline, but in a way that is fair and takes into account all of the variables including the child’s behavior and the situation.” (Gwen Dewar, 2016) The effects of authoritative parenting include; children tend to have happier dispositions, they have good regulation and emotional control, children develop good social skills, children are more self-confident in themselves and their abilities. Last, there is authoritarian parenting. Authoritarian parenting is a style of parenting distinguished with low responsiveness but high expectations and requirements. Even though they regard their children with high expectations they give back little reward or encouragement. If these kids make any mistakes they are normally punished brutally. Along with high expectations, they restrict their kids harshly and require them to obey every rule. “According to Baumrind, these parents "are obedience- and status-oriented, and expect their orders to be obeyed without explanation." (Cherry, 2016) People with this parenting style often utilize

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