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You Shouldn’t Always“Respect Your Elders”

Meaningful respect needs to be taught instead.

Photo by Nsey Benajah on Unsplash

I was extremely “disrespectful” as a kid.

When an adult gave an order and I asked, “why?” I was reprimanded.

When a simple response in a conversation turns into “talking back,” I started realizing early on that certain kinds of adults don’t want respect. They want…

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Anu Kumar

Anu Kumar

Writing about the brain, culture, and everything in between. Researcher, expat, and book addict. Head editor of par-desi.com.

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