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Punishment and Consequences

PunishmentLogical Consequences
1. Used by an authority figureReflect the world with cause and effect
2. Often done in angerCan be used without much emotion
3. Often unrelated to the misbehaviorLogically related to the misbehavior
4. Moral judgment by parentMoral responsibility by child/teen
5. Focused on the pastFocused on the present and future
6. Use restricted to homeTransferable to many other situations
7. Appropriate for control (I control them)Appropriate for influence and motivation (They exercise self-control)

Tim Smith, The Relaxed Parent, p. 14

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