If a child only receives attention from their parents when s/he is scolded, then the child will grow into adulthood with a predisposition toward behaving badly with all their close relationships. This is a subconscious attempt on the part of the grown child to fill the void of proper attention that should have been given to him or her at a very young age.
The pursuits of post-modernism, while noble in their attempts to venerate the individual, have failed to describe such veneration without also destroying classifications useful to the functioning of society. One such consequence is the destruction of the family – our most precious and noble economic unit. The challenge facing philosophers today, therefore, is finding the balance between venerating the individual without compromising the traditional monogamous family. For more on this, read: The Fractal Order