Originally Posted By: Allen A
Go back to the parent - child explanation before...

When children get disciplined they throw out "I hate you" and "you are a horrible dad" all the time...

They soften later and accept your boundaries with respect...

Parents learn how to enforce a boundary without losing their child's respect.. In fact it INCREASES it...

IGNORE the I hate you's just like a parent would a child.


"What is best for my kids is best for me"

Persevere = happily being patient over a long period of time