3 Reasons Why You Should Stop Invalidating Children’s Feelings

3 Reasons Why You Should Stop Invalidating Children’…

Stop crying. You’re a big girl! You’re not tired…You’re just lazy! If these or other words close to this were said to you in your childhood, you probably grew up with parents who were constantly invalidating your feelings. Some parents invalidate their children’s feelings knowingly while others do it unknowingly. For example, when a child falls down, instead of acknowledging that they may have been hurt, as a parent you may say, ” C’mon now. Dust yourself up.…

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