How Not to Raise Your Kids

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5. Being a Dictator

It’s impossible to control another human, whether it be your lover or your child.  You can either accept people, or get out of their lives.  Of course with kids you also want to try to influence their choices.  But authoritarian control methods rarely work for that purpose, in the long run.  Instead, you want to educate them with your words and your actions so that the choices they make, themselves, are good ones.