Of all the necessary ingredients that parents add to the mixture called childrearing, rules and limits are among the most vital. Complicating this task, though, is the fact that excessive limits leads to the boiling over of resentment and defiance, but inadequate limits interfere with adaptation to rules and the willpower needed to resist unhealthyContinue reading “Strict Parenting vs Permissive Parenting: Finding a Middle Ground”
Daily Archives: November 5, 2015
Why Can’t I Just Leave?
So many people beat themselves up over the question “Why can’t I just leave?” You want the easy answer? You aren’t ready to leave yet. You haven’t been convinced that the abuse warrants you leaving, or you lack financial resources, or you’re in business with your abuser, or the kids are too small, or theContinue reading “Why Can’t I Just Leave?”