Having two vastly different styles made each one of them not as strongly apparent in my personality. Instead of having solely authoritarian parenting, the authoritative parenting I was exposed to allowed me to grow mentally, socially, and emotionally. With this being said, I can also see how the authoritarian style impacted me. I sometimes struggle to make decisions for myself that should be effortless. Instead of being able to easily decide for myself, many times I look for an outward opinion, or an affirmation of my decision.
I was not sure what the purpose of this assignment was until I began to find roadblocks in finding out informa... ... middle of paper ... ...if marriage is the right course for me. Although, initially I was not sure what I would gain from this assignment I believe that I gained a whole lot of needed information that will help me personally as well as have a better understanding of how my family operates. Although my mother and my father 's families are different there are many of the same things that occurred cross generationally. Even when it comes to my own relationship with my own parents I have to keep in mind their familial experiences and understand how that impacts them as individuals and as parents. I realize that one day when I become a parent I will need to take into account these familial patterns and find ways to change them for the better.
The experiences that have occurred make a person feel that fear to dare to do something that could interfere with being a person or give up very soon. Many times the low self-esteem makes you stop trusting yourself and what you expect from life as if becoming an apathetic person. The attitude in life becomes a
Due to the many assumptions of society, these individuals struggling with this unfortunate burden begin to feel isolated and rejected by the people around them. Society has built this world where it makes one believe that it is essential to have friends and be accepted by them. The minute a person does not meet those standards, mental health conditions can develop. When a person is dealing with physical damage, like a skin disorder, and a psychological problem, it can be very expensive to go through a process to cure both areas. Insurance has the reputation of not covering all
Another situation is when people believe that people are faking being mentally ill and are just (being called) complainers and lazy. Mental illness, in many cases, makes it hard for people to function in day to day life, and so, it can be difficult for them to have a job and it is not because they are lazy and do not want to work (Falde). In addition to this, many people assume that people with mental illness can pull themselves out of it. In most cases, people suffering from mental illnesses will require some form of treatment rather that be therapy or drugs. In all cases, they will need the support of their family and friends to get through it (Common Myths about Mental Illness).
Furthermore, adopted children may encounter self – esteem and identity problems themselves (Patricelli, 2007). Children may not understand the reason they were given up for adoption, and have questions on whether it was their fault or not. One of the most frequently asked question that itch many children’s
Different families are adopting children all over the world. Being adopted can have a huge impact on your life. Telling a child they come from an adopted family from the start can lead to a higher sense of self worth then telling them in the future. Adoption is referred to the process of children being taken over by a provided set of parents due to their birth parents unable to care for them. Adoption is a huge responsibility.
Good Advice is Hard to Find Advice is something that is very important in my life and in the life of most others. It allows us to ask another person their feelings and experiences about certain situations they have encountered in his/hers lifetime and then attempt use that information to help yourself. Good advice however is hard to come by. My dad has many stories that begin with, “Well when I was your age…” This is an example of bad advice. It is hard to relate what he experienced to my life, because of the generations of difference.
I believe this is a common problem faced by many people who want to adopt. They begin to doubt whether they would be good parents. They have many questions that they need to consider. For example,will they feel like the child’s parents? Or would they treat an adopted child differently than their birth child?
If I feel like my ideas are lacking then I switch onto a new train of thought, and place the responsibility in the deep corners of my mind. I am afraid that I’ll be dissatisfied with myself and so I put off starting or finishing a project. My fear of failure often leads me to feel a reluctance to even start a new task.