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I am doing research for my child psychology class. What kind of parenting style to do think you use. You can pick one or more then one (most parents are more then one) and also what style you think your parents were. If you also wouldn't mind putting your race, that would also be very helpful

Authoritarian- dictatorship, parents are in charge, children have no say in anything and the rules are the rules and are not to be questioned
i.e.: Parent to child "you are going to be in band and you will play the flute"

Authorative- parents are in charge and there are rules and consequences but the children are given the children room to explore and rules are explained to them
i.e.: Parent to child "you need to do some kind of activity in school but you can choose what you want it to be"

Permissive- Children are pretty much given free reign and there is little to no discipline.
i.e.: Parent to child "you can do or not do any activity you want"

Uninvolved- Parents are uninvolved (easy one right)
i.e.: Parent to child "do whatever just don’t' expect me to pick you up from anything"

Thank you so much for your help, the more responses I get the better!

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JLS2388

Asked by JLS2388 at 11:47 PM on Jan. 26, 2011 in General Parenting

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Answers (31)
  • Authoritative
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 11:49 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • i would say Authorative,
    Cherriemama831

    Answer by Cherriemama831 at 11:50 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • Authoritative. 

    MrsHouston47302

    Answer by MrsHouston47302 at 11:50 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • Authorative
    LeJane

    Answer by LeJane at 11:50 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • I am authoritve and permissive
    I am white and their dad is black and i would say he is basically like this but moreauthorative than me.

    My parents were Authoritarian and uninvolved.
    hill2

    Answer by hill2 at 11:52 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • Authorative
    khedy

    Answer by khedy at 11:53 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • Sorry, left that part out.  My hub is black and I am white and we are both AUTHORATIVE.

    MrsHouston47302

    Answer by MrsHouston47302 at 11:56 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • What kind of parenting style to do think you use -- Authoritative

    What style you think your parents were. -- Authoritarian

    If you also wouldn't mind putting your race, that would also be very helpful -- Caucasian (Polish, German, Irish, Slavic)

    JZ10FPM

    Answer by JZ10FPM at 12:00 AM on Jan. 27, 2011

  • Authorative. My mother was the same way. My Dad died when I was ten. Caucasion.
    amessageofhope

    Answer by amessageofhope at 12:06 AM on Jan. 27, 2011

  • Oh and since I am asking I guess I will also put mine
    I am about 75% Authorative and 25% permissive, I am white
    My SO is about 75% Authorative and 25% Authoritarian, he is Asian
    My father (white) went back and forth between Authoritarian and uninvolved (uninvolved when he was drunk, Authoritarian when he wasn't)
    and my mother (white ) was 50% permissive and Authorative 50%
    JLS2388

    Comment by JLS2388 (original poster) at 12:06 AM on Jan. 27, 2011

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