It’s important to keep talking to her – you just might need to be a little more understanding if she’s short-tempered or moody, and remember that this phase will end.In the meantime, you might like to read our article on staying connected to your child.I think disrespect is one of the biggest issues in the united states military.
If your child’s “attitude” towards you and your family doesn’t respond to any of the strategies suggested above, it might be a warning sign that there is a deeper problem.
You might also be worried if there are changes in your child’s attitude, along with other changes such as mood swings, withdrawal from family or friends and usual activities, or poor school attendance.
Brand new privates are taught to obey, immediately and without question, orders from their superiors, right from day one of boot camp.
I remember the first day at Basic Training, stepping off the bus as the drill sergeants were yelling at us.
Unfortunately, respect is not something that is given all the time.
Maybe this is because respect is not clearly understood. The Webster’s Dictionary defines it as an act of giving particular attention or high or special regard.
Also, teenagers can be quite moody because of how teenage brains develop and change.
The changes going on, especially those affecting the emotional centre of the brain, can sometimes lead to over-sensitivity, as well as changeable moods or attitudes.
It seems as if more and more talk shows, such as "The Maury Povich Show," are having topics such as "My Out of Control Teen" and "Send My Daughter/Son to Boot Camp." Children as young as nine years old run out on stage screaming obscenities to the audience as well as to their parents.
They think that the disrespect they are displaying towards their parents is "cool." In all actuality these obnoxious displays of disrespect are not "cool," and if things do not change now, consequences for their disrespectful behavior could follow in the future.