An interesting thing happened after I told my son that I’m not proud of him
The day before yesterday my son asked me and my wife if we’re proud of him.
He volunteered that he’ll read a text in English (not his mother tongue) in front of his class.
I immediately told him that no, I’m not proud of him. I did it as promptly and (maybe even automatically) as 99 % of parents in this world tell their children that yes, they are proud of them.
Everybody is always proud of their people (when someone from their clan did something…