Authoritarian parenting has received over the years, a large percentage of criticism in comparison to other forms of parenting styles such as authoritative, which has by comparison, acquired the reputation of being considered as one of the most effective.
Authoritative parenting children do not come with guidelines or instructions. What they do come with is a crucial set of physical and emotional needs that need to be met.
The aim of this essay was to explore whether the authoritarian style of parenting enhances or undermines children and adolescents social skills and how effective it is compared with other styles or parenting. In addition the essay will explore the different definitions of authoritarian parenting and social skill.
Kids raised by authoritarian parents tend to be more successful and prove to be more effective responsible and trustworthy. So if you are a parent, authoritarian parenting is the one of the best and most effective form of parenting and would be highly beneficial for your kids.
What they do come with is a crucial set of physical and emotional needs that need to be met. To raise children properly, parents duties are not limited to just food, shelter and protection.
Authoritarian parents point to this compliance as evidence that their style of parenting is working. However, as with many things in life, there is an opportunity cost to decisions we make.