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Behaviors At School

Behaviors Related To Power

The need for power also causes misbehavior. Children with this need argue a lot and refuse to follow rules. Remember, these children usually feel defeated if they do as they are told. They think they are losing if they do what their parents want them to do. Most commonly, we know these children as the defiant ones, the rule-breakers, and the bullies. They truly feel that lack of power lies behind all their troubles, and that more power would be the answer to all their problems. If they had more power, they believe, they would be telling parents what to do rather than vice versa and that they’d be happier that way. You can identify Power as the cause for inappropriate behavior by the feelings the behavior generates within you. When Power is the reason for the misbehavior, you will generally feel Threatened.

Other Behaviors (with a paid membership)

  • The Agitator
  • The Angel
  • The Authority Pusher
  • The Boss
  • The Bully
  • The Chiseler
  • The Clique
  • The Con Artist
  • The Disengaged
  • The Failer
  • The Fighter
  • The Forgetter
  • The Foulmouth
  • The Gossip
  • The Grade Gubber
  • The Greedy
  • The Habitual Absentee
  • "I Won't Do It"
  • The Influencer
  • The Intellectual Show-Off
  • The Interrupter
  • The Jealous
  • The Know-It-All
  • The Last Worder
  • The Lewd
  • The Malcontent
  • The Manipulator
  • The Name Caller
  • The Negative Group
  • The Scrapper
  • The Show-Off
  • The Sidetracker
  • The Smartmouth
  • The Sneak
  • The Snob
  • The Spoiled
  • Talks Back
  • The Tattletale
  • The Troublemaker
  • The Victim