Authoritarian Parenting

In this parenting style the parent is demanding but not responsive.

If you are active duty you have expererienced an example of this style at basic training.

The parent has high expectations of confomrity and compliance to parental rules and directions. There is little open dialogue between the parent and child.

It is generally considered a restrictive and punitive style of parenting.

This parenting style can produce anxious, passive kids with poor communication skills.

Return to Parenting Styles