How would you characterize your parent's (or someone else's parents which you know well sufficient, if you prefer) parenting style? How did the parenting style you experienced influence your feelings and behavior? After studying this material in text, consider your own parenting style. If you are a parent, how is your style similar or different from that of your parents? If you do not have children, assume that how your style would compare with your parent's style if you did have children.