There is a huge problem of a lack of self love in this society.
Where does this all come from? And how can it be solved?
Where it comes from is in childhood, when we are told we are selfish and shameful, and that we’re spoiled and not to be so entitled.
Lack of self love starts when we are hit and spanked as children, screamed at, shamed and told to go to our rooms to think about how bad we are.
There is so much worry and complaining that “kids are so spoiled and entitled these days” and that…
Parents, nothing is ever preventing you from having a loving, understanding, compassionate relationship with your children.
Nothing except you, of course.
The only thing standing in the way of a close, connected relationship with your children is you. So stop blaming them for any disconnection. Stop trying to fix and change your children, and admit that it’s you that needs to change.
I know it’s hard to look in the mirror sometimes, believe me on that. But that is what must be done, for your benefit and for theirs.
You can always choose to be more loving. You can always…
I’m a Dad.