The Way We Are: How Much Credit or Blame Belongs to Our Parents

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The Way We Are: How Much Credit or Blame Belongs to Our Parents
PSY 304
December 22, 2014

The Way We Are: How Much Credit or Blame Belongs to Our Parents

When it comes to parenting and raising our kids we all want them to grow up and be responsible productive adults that contribute positively to society. Unfortunately this is not always to case, the way we raise our kids can either lead them to be positive impact on the society or they could go down the other road and have a negative impact on society. So as parents we are either too blame or given credit for how our children turn out. The parenting style you choose can have a very important impact on how your child lives as an adult. Parents are their children’s most important
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This style is most likely found in middle working class families, they understand hard work and what it takes to say a float in society today. They want their children to be disciplined and independent. Authoritarian parenting, these parents are also strict but in a more demanding way. They believe things are either wrong or right, children are expected not to question but to do as they are told. This reminds me of the saying “children are to seen not heard”. These parents can lack in communicating with their children and can seem cold and rejecting. Children raised by this parenting style can be less competent socially and academically, they can be irritable, anxious and lack social interactions, as well as having a low self-esteem and self reliance. Boy’s can show sign’s of being hostile and defiant while girls are easily dominated by others (Shriner & Shriner, 2013). Parents who use this style of parenting may come from cultures that are strict and rule oriented maybe even some military family use this parenting style. Permissive-indulgent parenting tends to lack on rules, let children do as they see fit. Parent’s lack control of their children and want to be more of a friend then a parent. They make few demands; have low expectations for self control or

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