Girls tell me they set their own needs aside to be considerate of the needs of others, and all too often, then end up finding themselves stuck in bad situations. So while kindness is important, boundaries are too.
“He could become closer to the kids by staying off the topic of their mother, but he imagines that if he doesn’t blame the mother, then he’ll be the one getting blamed.”
Failure is a normal part of life. Being disgusted when a kid brings home an “F” in Biology implies that failure is unacceptable.
Research shows that loneliness is really bad for you