Parental tough love on dating teens
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But sometimes it’s hard to realize just how much patience and love parents really bring to the table.
'I'm a reformed character, and nobody is more surprised about that than me,' he says. The format of The World's Strictest Parents involves finding parents around the world with very rigid ideas of discipline and child-rearing, and sending the most wayward British teenagers they could find - a boy and a girl - to live with them.
And what a picture of British youth the show paints: extreme yobbery doesn't begin to cover it.
That means the adults need to hold them accountable for any poor choices they make.
The tough love approach advocates the following parenting strategies: Tough love believes that a key component to dealing with a troubled teen is for parents to recognize the power they have and the power they don't have in responding to a troubled teen who is wreaking havoc in their family.