“Parents strive to give our children what they are constitutionally unable to give to one another: a connection that is not based on pleasing us, making us feel good, or reciprocating in any way. In other words, we offer our children precisely what is missing in peer attachments: unconditional acceptance.” – Gordon Neufeld Ph. D
Now much much easier to read than to live. But let’s give this a shot here. Kids are struggling for everyone in the world to love them, let’s make sure they get it at home without conditions.