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Self-esteem, parenting, emotional love, children, selfworth

Thinking a lot about my daughter… shattered-words

She’s in her 30s now; but, growing up was very hard for her…

Thought I’d share this  (which is not about my daughter...):

“Growing up in a childhood where the words, I love you are seldom heard affects our self-esteem and instills an aversion in children to be able to say these unfamiliar words to others. This pattern usually sets the tone for a feeling of discomfort as they grow older when it comes to having the ability to say those words to someone else.

READ MORE: Self-esteem, parenting, emotional love, children, selfworth, D.G. Kaye

3 responses to “Self-esteem, parenting, emotional love, children, selfworth

  1. dgkaye November 10, 2015 at 12:47 pm

    Thanks so much for sharing this Alex. I hope it opens up some thoughts for those who are, or may have been caught up in emotional turmoil. :)


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