“You are pacing down the dark silent street, it is so quiet you can only hear your pounding heartbeat, a car pulls up in front of your feet, as the car door opens, one of your friends tell you to get in, everyone is drinking alcohol and you slowly start to lose control. Your window is half open, your bed is untouched and your parents are unaware that you are moving further and further away from safety. How are your parents supposed to keep you alive when the car has crashed on the side of the road? How do your parents know that you are gasping to breath when they are fast asleep? You slowly start losing blood; your whole life is at stake just because you simply did not listen to your parents’ guidance. Is this suddenly their fault because they went to sleep not knowing that a crash was going to happen?” This is a possibility of what could happen to ones child, or what could be possibly running through a teenagers mind. Should parents truly be responsible for their daughter’s actions when they have given them all the guidance to know their rights and wrongs? Parents should NOT be held responsible for their children’s actions
Is it possible to control the actions of their children? They cannot think for the body, they obviously can’t be the brain when your child has been offered drugs! Are the parents the ones that opened the window? NO. From the minute the child made the decision to step out of that window, it was their own responsibility to go against their parents. One-thing parents are responsible for, is to teach their kids what is right and what is wrong, and educate them on why it is not good for teenagers to be putting themselves into situations that can easily lead into horrible situations like these. Children today who commit crimes are mentally getting a pat on the back. Too many court systems have put the blame on the parent, but I still do not understand? Wasn’t the parent the good one in the situation saying DO NOT do this! All eyes are suddenly on...
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