Authoritarian parenting style includes demanding but not responsive and this type of parenting is also called as strict parenting. This type of parenting is defined by high prospects of abidance and compliance to parental rules and directions.
Authoritarian parenting involves very little dialogues between the child and the parent. In this type pf parenting, the parent strictly orders the children to follow their rules and regulations. They do not want the child to speak against them. Authoritarian Parents follow What to do” approach than following “Why to do”. They simply order the child to do what they wanted the child to do.
Authoritarian parents only expect their children to be so and so but they do not give reasons. They are very less responsive to their children's needs and they tend to beat the children very often.
Children raised with Authoritarian parenting, often are good at obeying the rules and do not have the inner discipline, poor self-esteem, poor self discipline and good regards for others. They are become very aggressive outside home.
Effects of Authoritarian parenting:
- Become dependent on others.
- Become rebellious and bring in issues to their homes.
- Fight with the peer group
- Ignorant in expressing their love for others.
- Become extremely submissive
- Less confident about themselves
- Do not trust anybody
- Not self-reliant.
- Afraid of punishments
- Lack spontaneity
- Develop low self-esteem.
- Always anxious and suspicious
- They are incapable of taking their own decisions and making a choice.