We love our children. We especially love our children in their infancy and cuddly “puppy” stage. We love to cuddle and snuggle the sweet little things. Beginning at birth, the sweet little things that cling to us and curl up in our arms are forming impressions of the people and things in their environment. How we, the “mature” and “informed”, manage the environment of our children is all important; it makes the difference in bringing up a well-developed and responsible youngster or a juvenile delinquent.
Following are some guidelines on how to grow an antisocial youngster.
The sweet little thing is the apple of your eye. You want to do the very best for the child. Begin in his early stages to give the child everything he wants. Such behavior may well instill in him an attitude that the world owes him a living.
When he starts using foul talking, make a joke out of it. This will make him believe he is clever.
Avoid exposing him to Sunday school and church. Let him wait until he is “old enough” to decide for himself.
Shun using the expression “wrong”. It may create a guilt complex that will train him to think when he may be arrested later for a crime that the world is against him and has caused all these things.
Wait on him hand and foot. Pick up everything he leaves laying around, clothes, toys, etc. This way he will become knowledgeable in putting responsibility for his actions on others.
Allow him to read any material that he wants to so that he will be “broad-minded”. Take care that all utensils are sanitized, but let his mind dine on rubbish.
Parents, argue before your children. This way they will not be too surprised when family separation comes.
Give a child all the money he wants every time he asks. Never let him earn his own money. After all, why should he have things as tough as his parents had them?
Gratify his every hunger for food, drink and comfort. See that every physical yearning is satisfied. Withholding these things may lead to destructive disturbance and psychological troubles.
Take his side against all authority such as teachers and policemen; they are unfair and biased against your child.
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