Episode by Episode Contract Additions
- As an overarching principle, swearing lives in the realm of “misdemeanor” rather than “felony” – so consequences should be commensurate.
- As a general rule, swearing should not be encouraged and even sharply curtailed until a child fully understands the social relevance and appropriateness of swearing, probably around ages 8-12.
- As they enter the teen years, Gen X should not over-react to Gen Z swearing. Like it or not, Gen Z is becoming desensitized to swearing because it is omni-present in their lives, and it is time for Gen X to confront (and accept) that reality.
- Once Gen Z fully understands the implications of swearing on their “personal brand”, the Gen X should allow them to burden the natural consequences public swearing for themselves, without any additional punishment or reprimands beyond openly discussing the topic.
- Coming Soon!