Filed under Parenting

Ask Amy Column and More

Recently, a column has been circling the internet regarding a parent who wanted their child to stop being gay, due to peer pressure, church pressure and societal pressure. The text reads as follows: DEAR AMY: I discovered that my son, who is 17, is a homosexual. We are part of a church group, and I … Continue reading

Putting Tough Love in Serious Perspective

In an article from Washington Post, by┬áMaia Szalavitz, titled “The Trouble With Tough Love,” the writer addresses ‘tough love’ as a behavioral modification through humiliation, confrontation, and cruel treatment as a manner to solve such addictions with those addicted. The first important piece I take from this article is here: Many anguished parents put their … Continue reading