Category Archive: Boys’ Respect

Some Thoughts On Picking The Right Romantic Partners

My spin instructor sat on her bike at the front of the spin room. “My boyfriend said he’s intimidated by me. Can you believe that?” she said, cranking the flywheel resistance up to inhuman levels and encouraging us to join her. “I’m going to bring him to spin class next weekend,” she continued. I thought …

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Celebrities Behaving Badly – Double Standard For Kids?

It’s hard enough to have good behavior – be kind to others, don’t lie, apologize if you make a mistake or hurt someone, say “please” and “thank you.” Our parents nag us about it daily. Why should kids be respectful and self-disciplined behavior when so many adults, the people we’re supposed to look up to, …

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The Feng Shui of Self-Respect

As a college student, I had a summer job as a waitress at a popular lakeside resort. It was glamorous from a guest perspective – with beautifully appointed rooms, dining areas and recreational activities for guests. From a worker’s perspective, it was not so glamorous. On my first day, the chef shook my hand after …

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Self-Respect: Crucial Life Skill For Kids, Teens & Adults – Part 2

In our last post, Self-Respect: Crucial Life Skill For Kids, Teens & Adults -Part 1, we discussed why it was important to focus on self-respect in young children and how to do so. Here are some additional benefits of self-respect based competence & confidence: These skills pay off in everyday life. That “I can figure …

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Self-Respect: Crucial Life Skill For Kids, Teens & Adults – Part 1

Note: A shorter version of this article was posted on the TVOParents.org blog in Aug 2013 ******************************************************** Respect for self and others drives all our important life decisions – the friends we choose, the opportunities we reach out to (or hide from), how we recover from setbacks and disappointments, and as we get older, how we …

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