How to talk_to_parents_so_they'll_understand_ppt


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How to talk_to_parents_so_they'll_understand_ppt

  1. 1. o Talk to ParentsHow t derstandso T hey’ll Un
  2. 2. Where do we learn how to communicate?
  3. 3. How would you best describe thecommunication tactic used in your home?
  4. 4.  Avoid Be Defensive
  5. 5.  Being Right Mind Reading
  6. 6.  Blame Game Win Every Arguement
  7. 7. Proverbs 13:10 Pride only breeds quarrels, but wisdom is found in those who take advice. James 4:1-2What causes fights and quarrels among you?Don’t they come from your desires that battlewithin you? You want something but don’t get it. You kill and covet, but you cannot havewhat you want. You quarrel and fight. You do not have, because you do not ask God.
  8. 8. What is yourCommunication Style?
  9. 9. Why isCommunication so Important?
  10. 10. • Passes information along• Foundation of good relationships• Helps you get what you need.
  11. 11. • Gives you self-esteem.• Helps you think better.• Makes peaceful communities.
  12. 12. Tips on How to Talk to your Parents so They’ ll Listen
  13. 13. #1—Talk AboutEveryday Stuff, & do it Every Day
  14. 14. • Find something trivial to chat about each day.• It’s never too late to start.
  15. 15. #2—Communicationis a Two Way Street
  16. 16. A. Be Clear and Direct• Find a good time to talk to them• Plan your strategy• Ask everyone involved to please listen before responding.
  17. 17. Proverbs 18:13 He who answers beforelistening- that is his folly and his shame. James 1:19My dear brothers and sisters, be quick to listen, slow tospeak and slow to get angry.
  18. 18. B. Be Honest• Keep the focus on what you want and how you feel• If youre honest, your parents will be likely to believe what you say.• Earn their trust.
  19. 19. Ephesians 4:15 Instead, speaking the truth inlove, we will in all things growup into him who is that Head, that is, Christ. Proverbs 24:26An honest answer is like a kiss on the lips.
  20. 20. C. Try to Understand their Point of View• Ask them what their concerns are.• Don’t assume you know what they’ re thinking.• Ask them to help you understand why.
  21. 21. D. Try not to Argue and Whine• It won’t get you anywhere• Be respectful• This will show them a sign of maturity and gain you respect
  22. 22. Bonus Tips
  23. 23. 1. Use the sandwich method2. Avoid statements like “ You never” or “ You always”3. Never run off in the middle of a conversation.
  24. 24. 4. Yelling doesn’t make people want to change their minds.5. Never say, “ I don’t love you anymore” , or “ I hate you”6. Try to always make eye contact when speaking.
  25. 25. What if Talking toyour Parents Doesn’t Work?
  26. 26. Gracefully accepting a no can help you get more yeses in the future.
  27. 27. Ephesians 4:2-3 2 Be completely humble andgentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. 3 Makeevery effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.
  28. 28. If you can’t talk toyour parent, seek outother adults you can trust.