Strict Parents In Teenage Wasteland By Anne Tyler

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Strict parents tend to make their children become sneaky. When you want to do something and you know that you shouldn’t, it makes you want to do it even more. In the short story “Teenage Wasteland” by Anne Tyler, the parents, Matt and Daisy were very demanding when it came to their son Donny. Donny’s parents were trying to help him but they came about it the wrong way. The stricter they got they got with him the more they pushed him away. Donny and his parents never seen eye to eye. Parents should not be strict with their children in order to help them succeed because it negatively impacts a child’s emotional, academic and social well-being. Being strict on a kid negatively effects their emotional state of mind. “The psychologist said Donny
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