Sentence Examples


  • 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.
  • Overall, democratic family and school systems are much more likely to promote the development of internal self-controls and moral growth than are authoritarian or permissive systems.
  • 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.
  • Many online quizzes about parenting styles are readily available and after awhile, you can easily tell which answers belong to authoritarian, permissive and authoritative methods.