Is it OK to swear at your child?
Previously speaking with Global News, cognitive scientist Benjamin Bergen said casually swearing around kids is fine. “The use of fleeting expletives doesn’t have any impact at all on their well-being, on their socialization… as far as we can tell,” Bergen said.
Can 11 year olds cuss?
As long as it is conversational and not confrontational, ALLOW IT! Studies have shown that such swearing is actually beneficial for kids. My girls (now ages 15, 13, and 11) grew up in our household with the above rules and they have turned out fine. So yes, let your 10-year-old to cuss!
Can a 14 year old swear?
Swearing is pretty normal for a teen. It’s not just the internet that’s influencing her. It’s her school, her friends, and her daily atmosphere. If you want her to stop cursing around you, just ask.
What age can you swear?
You only have to be old enough to be able to say a curse word. For some people that is 6 months old, for others it is much older. But if you are asking “How old do you have to be for it to be socially acceptable for you to cuss?” Well, that’s a different answer.
Can 13 year olds swear?
In America, they have the right as Americans to cuss. But one should use common sense when using the cuss words. Don’t say the words around adults, such as parents, teachers, or other people of authority. Its generally frowned upon, but not wrong or illegal.
Can a 15 year old swear?
Let’s be realistic; pretty well all 15 years olds curse. Punishing her will most likely only result in her being careful not to curse around you. Perhaps a day or two would be more appropriate. But remember, you’re not likely to get her to stop cursing; you’re just make her more careful about when and where.
Is it OK for a 12 year old to swear?
It’s normal for kids to swear at one time or another. Young kids will often repeat something they’ve heard. Older kids often want to test their parents’ reactions. If your child has started using a few choice words, there are several discipline techniques you can use to curb their use of inappropriate language.
Can 16 year olds swear?
You can use any words you like, any time you like. However, if you’re living in your parents’ house, then they also have the right to request you don’t use those words in their house. Their house, their rules. Use them whenever you want when talking about something, at any age you want.