Dorothy Corkille Briggs is the author of Your Child’s Self-Esteem ( avg rating, ratings, 34 reviews, published ), Celebrate Your Self ( a. The attitudes of others toward a child’s capacities are far more important than his possession of particular traits. The fact of any handicap is not nearly so vital as. YOUR CHILD’S SELF-ESTEEM. Step-by-Step Guidelines for Raising Responsible, Productive, Happy Children. by. DOROTHY CORKILLE BRIGGS.

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Such behavior, however, doesn’t necessarily make children feel loved. Paul Popenoe, Family Life “Advice appropriate for all human relationships. But I never felt loved. High self-esteem, then, comes from positive reflections around the child. Genuine self-esteem, which is our concern here, is how you feel about yourself privatelynot whether you can put up a good front or accumulate wealth and status. The most difficult hostility to accept is that directed toward ourselves.

Being a child’s personal satellite eventually builds resentment in parents Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. He exaggerates the boy’s achievements and expects him to do earth-shaking things.

He needs much more to be certain he is loved. So lucid and specific. But they can tangle caring so that it doesn’t come through. In turn, we teach children that it is cofkille. But to the child our limits may not. Children have so much reason to feel angry toward us on so many occasions that if they never show it, they are probably hiding cirkille feeling.


Are you an author? Learn more at Author Central. This book gives just such a framework. And then, they feel less worthy because at times they are angry. He’ll take you behind the code and then you can deal with the real issues — the primary emotions.

Briggs, Dorothy Corkille — Your Child’s Self-Esteem

Only wish I’d had this book earlier. Yet, parenthood means frustrating children on many occasions. Overprotection says, “You are not competent,” rather than, “You are lovable. How many times have Brigvs told you to hold it this way?

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His son begins to feel inadequate and unloved, as he really is. The parent who continually sets aside his own needs to met those of his child may appear to bruggs loving.

From our point of view our various restrictions make sense. The child who openly expresses hostility to you actually hands you a double bouquet. To the young child, you are magnified until you take on the appearance of a god. If we only see “our part of the elephant” then their anger seems unjustifed. High to Low Avg. Yet, as one boy coming from such a home put it, “My father saw to it that I had the best of everything.

When will you learn to throw from your shoulder? Step by step, you will be shown specifically how to build a solid sense of self-worth in your child. The more time his children spend with him, the less adequate and lovable they feel.

Here is a new way of looking at child development: I endorse it without reservation. Yet, it is the quality of time and not its quantity that affects the feeling of being loved.


On the surface the time spent looks like proof of devotion. But the external trappings of corkile do not ensure inner peace. Get to Know Us.

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Other Books by Dorothy Corkille Briggs. But deep inside, the boy knows his father’s picture of him is untrue, and he finds it impossible to live up to his expectations. Yet, they feel inadequate no dorothh how much evidence of outer “success” they stack up.

Return to Love Thyself Books. It speaks louder than words.

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Watching him, we may think he’s blinded by “love” for his son. English Choose a language for shopping. Learn more about this book also written by Dorothy Corkille Briggs: Unless we’re careful, we can mistakenly think of physical affection, martyrdom, overprotection, high expectations, time spent with children, and material gifts as evidence of love.