How The Good Cop/Bad Cop Parenting Dynamic Ruins Marriages

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Kids lose respect for the bad cop

The more the kids see the good cop failing to back up the bad cop, the less they respect the bad cop. They see her as the enemy to the household. She needs the good cop to back her up if the kids are going to respect the rules.

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