Results for - Is Childhood Behavior Reversible?

1,625 voters participated in this survey

1. Would you agree if I said "Negative behaviors learned as a child can be corrected when the individual in question is older?

Yes
54%
872 votes
No
15%
239 votes
Undecided
32%
514 votes

2. Do you think if a child acts out (hitting others, spitting on others, etc.) it's "just a phase"?

Yes
20%
319 votes
No.
44%
709 votes
Undecided.
37%
597 votes

3. For the last 4 years, a family members behavior has gotten very bad. He thinks it's okay to hit anybody who doesn't let him get what he wants, he refuses to listen if you tell him to get off the game system, and more. Do you think this is acceptable for an 11 year old to act this way?

Yes.
5%
81 votes
No.
81%
1,321 votes
Undecided.
14%
223 votes

4. If your child acted like this, what actions would you take?

Take away electronics.
61%
985 votes
Time out.
43%
702 votes
No Dessert.
23%
371 votes
Corporal Punishment.
25%
412 votes
Bring the child to see a therapist/psychiatrist.
35%
576 votes
Other (please specify)
8%
130 votes

5. He constantly needs to compete with everybody in the house. He needs to always be the center of attention. Constantly acting out even though in school, he behaves perfectly. Yet at home if you ignore him, he just gets louder and more annoying. If put in this situation, would you:

Ignore him.
24%
397 votes
Reprimand him.
63%
1,019 votes
Other (please specify)
13%
209 votes
07/02/2014 Parenting 1625 34 By: LissaSmiles

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