Why do children steal? Tips to fathers


If you suddenly notice that your child is slowly drags money from home or have another toy or markers, you do not need to panic and think that he will be a thief for life.

Child stealing is a very common problem, although many parents are embarrassed to talk about it, considering the shameful family secret. Most of them do not know how to respond: not to swear, not to pretend that nothing happened, or blame themselves for the wrong upbringing of the child.

Causes of child stealing

The only correct reaction of parents to the child stealing does not exist, because every thief will have its own reason for such behaviour. Why do children steal? Choose common psychologists believe the following reasons.

· Uncontrollable desire to have a favorite thing . This can be a beautiful souvenir brought from abroad classmate or a toy, seen in the store. To steal himself desired object or to steal parents money to buy it – option can be any. But the point is that the desire to receive it so great that the child forgets about the moral side of things or not consciously thinking about what he’s doing is dishonest.

Quite often, the basis of this behavior is the difference in the material welfare of children . One child’s dad is a successful businessman gives Continue reading