Parents Do Not Understand Children – Part 3 of 3
Even if they have clear-cut feelings about grades, majors and professions, parents need to be sensitive when speaking to their college student about expectations. Many students feel guilty about the cost of school and their parents’ sacrifices to earn college possible. Students’ conflicting feelings of gratitude, trying to meet expectations, and the desire not to disappoint their parents can lead to emotional turmoil and tensions. When it comes to drinking, parents lack to be role models who noted that many college students are underage. If parents have some drinks and then drive home, he asked, what message are they sending to their children about alcohol? He recommended an furnish discussion about drinking and driving, and what to do if a student is left stranded at a party read full report.