SHARE I strongly believe that understanding is more important than loveespecially when it comes to parenting and intimate relationships. As a psychologist for more than twenty years I can tell you that I have never had an adult look back at her childhood and complain that her parents were too understanding. And similarly, I have met many divorced people who still love each other but yet they never really understood each other.
I adored them so much as if everything they had done was not only right but also great. As for my parents, they paid much attention to setting a good example for me since I was a little girl.
The situation lasts and I have never thought of any possible changes in the relationship between my parents and me. However, after reading the passage Predictable Crises of Adulthood written by Gail Sheehy, my old understanding of parents-children relationship is replaced by a totally new one —- nothing remains unchanged forever and the parents-children relationship is no exception.
Actually, there are changes in my relationship although I did not detect them before reading the passage. As I mentioned above, my parents were regarded as the models of my life and this impression was established firmly from my early childhood, influencing me greatly during the past years.
In my eyes, they were so preeminent that they could have everything done well.
In fact, they were intent on setting an example to me by building up such kind of holy and authoritative image in my mind. However, as I was growing up, I gradually found that my parents were not the God.
It was impossible for them to control everything in life and sometimes they were confronted with difficulties. In the recent years, with the broadening of my horizons, I gain my own beliefs, some of which are quite differently from that of my parents.
I find that they are no long as holy and remote as they used to be. Now my parents and I am sharing a more equal relationship. On the one hand, they respect my opinions, treating me as an adult.
On the other hand, I would like to consult with them whenever I am confronted with difficulties. Mervyn Morris explores the child and parents relationship by using second person With three year old frustration, your bright eyes swimming tears, You stand there angling In conclusion, Mervyn Morris explores child and parents relationship using second person narration and imagery.
Therefore, the relationship between my parents and me has changed. They are no long holy and authoritative, but amiable and friendly. They are more like my friends rather than parents. In the next decade when I become a mother, my relationship with parents will be likely to get into a new stage.
My parents are such good models of my life that I firmly believe that they are excellent and extraordinary parents. As a result, it is quite possible for me to develop similar parenting pattern. Also, my parents will certainly offer me suggestions whenever I am confused.
At this stage, they will become my model in terms of parenting. At the last stage of their life, parents may become too old to take good care of themselves. Thus, special care for them will be needed, which will wholly shift the relationship between my parents and me. There exists an interesting phenomenon: Thus, the roles of my parents and I will exchange as the process of life.Jun 11, · How to Develop a Good Parent and Child Relationship.
The relationship between a parent and a child is among the most significant in a person's life. Steps. Part 1. Being Involved. 1. Get on their level. Parents should grow along with their children.
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Not Helpful 7 Helpful Question%(). These categories can describe children’s relationships with both parents and childcare providers. • Most disorganized children have a hard time understanding the feelings of other children. a death in the family, or a move), a parent-child relationship can look disorganized for a short time.
It usually lasts only as long as the. Maintain a Healthy Relationship With Your Parents. It’s to be expected these issues will affect your relationship, but as you change, so, . Although most parents and adult children experience at least a little tension, Birditt found that some topics were more harmful than others to parent-child relationships.
During the past twenty years of my life, I was always regarding my parents as extraordinary and authoritative models of my life. I adored them so much as if everything they had done was not only right but also great.
Jun 11, · The relationship between a parent and a child is among the most significant in a person's life.
As one of the earliest connections a child has, the parental relationship sets the bar for As one of the earliest connections a child has, the parental relationship sets the bar for everyone thereafter%().