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Do you believe that the majority of parents are somewhat dismissive and somewhat abusive


in the treatment of their children? While there are enlightened parents who treat their children as unique individuals with the utmost consideration and respect, many parents consider their children to be lesser because they are children. They feel that as parents they have the unmitigated right to treat their children as they please.

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Best Answer P. Thorpe Christiansen (duffsmom) says

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    Grace Marguerite Williams (gmwilliams) 3 years ago

    Oooouch, spot on analysis as usual Many parents SADLY are children themselves emotionally & psychologically.Emotionally& psychologically mature parents are OH SO rare and it is the children who suffer.So many children are free maids and au pa

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    Grace Marguerite Williams (gmwilliams) 3 years ago

    Very true, many parents view their children as property to bend to their will instead of seeing their children as individuals with human potential. So sad indeed.

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    dashingscorpio 3 years ago

    I agree. A lot of parents wait until they are ready to explode before dealing with a child. Very few kids grow up like kids in The Cosby show where parents sat down calmly and logically explained things before issuing a (non violent) punishment.

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