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Muhammad Hussain
Sameena Iqbal
Saima Khan
Asma Riaz Hamdani
Zeeshan Mehfooz Sindhu


Authoritative parenting, Self-esteem, Emotional-regulation, Adolescents, Development


This study investigates the major effects of authoritative parenting on the long-term development of adolescents' emotional maturity and self-esteem. Parenting with authority is characterized by a balanced strategy that gives equal weight to love and authority. The authoritative parenting style for encouraging children's healthy psychological development is usually acknowledged as this one. This study's major objective is to look into the developmental patterns of self-esteem and emotional regulation in teenagers who have authoritative parents. Mix-method research approach was used for this study.  Data was gathered through self-report questionnaires and interviews. The study examined how authoritative parenting practices, such as setting firm boundaries and maintaining open channels of communication, influenced how teenagers view themselves, relate to others, and manage challenging emotions. The anticipated outcomes were provided critical new knowledge on the long-term effects of authoritative parenting on the psychological wellness of teenagers. This research may aid in the development of circumstances for adolescents' good self-esteem and emotional regulation, ultimately promoting their overall development and wellness. We may learn more about parenting techniques and how they shape children's personalities as they move through the crucial adolescent years and into adulthood by understanding authoritative parenting's long-lasting effects.

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