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The Misbehavior Cycle

  • Misbehavior
  • Adult Shows Anger or Frustration
  • Child's Perception of Authority Figures
    "The most powerful people in my life can't make me behave." or
    "The most powerful people in my life really have to sweat to make me behave." or
    "It's entertaining to make adults mad."
  • Negative Self-Concept
  • "If it's so hard for adults to help me behave, I must be a pretty hopeless case."
  • Repeat 

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