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What triggered you to compare yourself to others?

What triggered you to compare yourself to others?

With your sense of security threatened you may become overly focused on other people and what they have or don’t have. You may use comparisons to validate what you are already thinking about yourself or your situation. So you think to yourself, See, I knew I was better (or worse) at that than most people.

Is it OK to compare your child to others?

Why you shouldn’t compare: “Comparing your kid to others — particularly the manner in which they perform at school — is a bad idea, plain and simple,” says Sean Grover, L.C.S.W., author of “When Kids Call the Shots.” “When you do this, you’re attacking your child’s sense of self and making them feel like a failure.

How can I tell if my parents hate me?

Here are nine signs to help you decide (and deal).Their feelings always come before yours. They don’t recognize your boundaries. They control you using guilt. They demand your attention. They don’t talk to you. They take away their love. They’re overly critical. They compete with you.

Is it normal to not like your child?

Is it common not to like your child? While it’s perfectly normal to find your child annoying occasionally, or dislike aspects of him or her, not liking them long term can usually be traced back to a reason, or sometimes several. There might have been a rupture in the bonding process.

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Ruth Doyle