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A Delicate Balance Parent Child Relationships A parents influence on their children is immeasurable With the support and love of their parents a child can achieve their goals build self-esteem and furthermore grow into a respectable functioning member of society Conversely a lack of love and support can result in a less encouraging outcome Low self-esteem and a negative self-image are not uncommon characteristics of a child raised in a loveless home Children look up to their parents not only as authority figures but as role models However there are times when a parent does not do an adequate job of filling the position of the role model so children may search for another elder to look up to and admire Ultimately it is nearly necessity for a child to have an authoritative role model in their lives and much of what that child believes loves and respects is passed on to them by that person This theme is not only apparent in society today but can also be found as a basis for many great novels and plays In the novels See the Child written by David Bergen Childhood by Andre Alexis The Last of the Crazy People written by Timothy Findley and the Shakespearean play Hamlet the parent child relationship is not only discussed but also analyzed and questioned It is apparent in these works that the attitudes regarding respect values morals personal relationships and communication are passed on from parent to child A parents influence during childhood whether good or bad has an astounding effect on the development of the child Learning to respect themselves and other people is a lesson every child must learn By witnessing the way that their parents treat other people children learn what is and is not socially acceptable behavior As a result of this if the parent is disrespectful to the child the child will most likely be disrespectful in return as
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