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What kind of parents did you have? What kind of parents do you want to be? Explain.

Parenting styles :
- authoritarian
- authoritative
- permissive
- and uninvolved

If you choose to talk about an authoritative parents explain that why do you think the authoritative parent is the most successful in raising a happy, healthy, functioning adult?

Apr 1, 2019 2:58 PM
Comments · 4
It's weird cause my parents are a mixture of authoritarian and uninvolved. They were very harsh with me growing up- most especially my mom. I was physically and verbally abused by my mom growing up, I did not have the freedom to be myself when my mom was still around. My dad on the other hand, is uninvolved. Actually both of my parents are uninvolved in a sense that they never became interested in my activities/interests growing up. They were never supported my athletic career and they were never curious about my personality or my likes and dislikes, and whenever I would try to tell them my stories they would always respond, 'rap it up' so I would end up calling other people instead
April 1, 2019
To be a good parent is not an easy task since you must change frequently to guide your kids toward the right directions. However,  authority-oriented parenting would be very likely to cause your kids to keep away from you, which is not good for the long term relationship. 
April 2, 2019
I think my parents practiced authoritarian parenting. They weren't very responsive at times and not affectionate at all. But I still love them!
April 2, 2019

Veery permissive. It was like living in a jungle. I'm a Tarzana :D 

As a parent I think I would be also permissive, children should feel free, at least as a child they must feel that way

April 1, 2019