The Connection Between Co Parenting Problem And Delinquency

901 WordsOct 21, 20154 Pages
Parenting 's Link to Delinquency I researched the connection between “Co-parenting problem and Delinquency” in the social work literature. The literature discussed the challenges faced by those attempting to co -parent after divorce or the end of a relationship, where the raising of children is involved. Scholars suggest that though Co parenting is often a portrait of difficulty or may be viewed as an unobtainable situation effective communication is essential to transitioning into this new parental role, in a manner which is in the best interest of the children. As the article points out, they believe “it is helpful to love your children more than you dislike your former spouse”(Evansville 2015), advocating modeling respectful and effective communication for the child. The article, also mentions another attribute they feel is of importance, “parental interaction is a request based rather than demanding”, proposing this affords children the opportunity to love both parents freely.” More over the scholar suggests healthy parental relationships could lead to better co-parenting and healthy child development. As well, I analyzed how problems in co-parenting are linked to delinquency and what researchers believe to be some of the causation of some youths exhibiting these behaviors and not others. Scholars have mentioned the pros and cons of 4 different parenting style, “authoritative, which is characterized as a supportive and strict, permissive, support and not strict,
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