Sentence Examples


  • However, the process can give you some clues about your parenting style; the three most common types of parenting include authoritative, authoritarian, and permissive.
  • Authoritarian parents are strict disciplinarians, often relying on physical punishment and the withdrawal of affection to shape their child's behavior.
  • Authoritarian parents may not understand the reasons behind the rules they make or communicate these underlying reasons to their children, making their commands seem arbitrary to their children.
  • While all parents strive towards having children who are well behaved and well grounded, most parents will find themselves falling somewhere in between permissive and authoritarian.
  • For a child, the stressor may not be just a single event, but may occur in response to what a child may perceive as excessive demands from an authoritarian or an overbearing parent.