Child stealing is a quite common problem, frightening for any parent who is faced with it. Although almost any child, including their own parents in childhood, at least once took someone else’s, adults usually tend to panic if it happens to their child.
There are several reasons why children steal:
If it’s a small child, 3-4 years, usually he doesn’t understand boundaries, where my, where someone else. In this age of child stealing cannot even be called such a term, because the child is not aware of property boundaries.
Not high enough self-esteem of the child. This child thinks that the other is always better.
The motivation is to attract the attention of peers: the child has no relations with peers in kindergarten, at school, in the yard, and the child, finding no other solution, you may take the money and buy a variety of sweets, treat all these friends, getting the attention and recognition he so wanted and waited. Typically, these thefts tend to make children 6-8 years of age and adolescents.
Theft may be a way of self-affirmation of the child, and this is also a signal of distress, when the child does not feel enough love of parents towards him or even each other.
Another reason for theft: the desire to take Continue reading