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Teens & self-esteem: Your teen’s self-esteem dependent on you
Teens & self-esteem: Your teen’s self-esteem dependent on you

So what is self-esteem, more importantly low self-esteem? Low self-esteem is a distorted view of self that affects many beliefs and assumptions that one has about oneself. Low self-esteem generally forms in childhood and is usually fully set by age 8 to 10.

In 2008 Dove (yes the soap) released Real Girls, Real Pressure: A National Report on the State of Self-Esteem. The Dove Self-Esteem Fund commissioned the report and learned that there was at the time and may still be a self-esteem crisis in the country. This crisis affects every aspect of a young girl’s life such as looks, performance, and relationships.

Parents are you helping or hurting the self-esteem of your child? How do you raise the self-esteem of your child? Do you think you could tell the differemce between fact and fiction when it comes to statements about self esteem in young girls. Check out my full article to see if you can and ehat parents should be doing at Teens & self-esteem: Your teen’s self-esteem dependent on you

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