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The Self-Esteem Trap Kids Today Are Depressed And Anxious They Also Seem To Feel Entitled To Every Advantage And Unwilling To Make The Leap Into Adulthood As Polly Young Eisendrath Makes Clear In This Brilliant Account Of Where A Generation Has Gone Astray, Parents Trying To Make Their Children Feel Special Are Unwittingly Interfering With Their Kids Ability To Accept Themselves And Cope With Life Clarifying An Enormous Cultural Change, THE SELF ESTEEM TRAP Shows Why So Many Young People Have Trouble With Empathy And Compassion, Struggle With Moral Values, And Are Stymied In The Face Of Adversity Young Eisendrath Offers Prescriptive Advice On How Adults Can Help Kids Through The Teen And Young Adult Years Develop Self Worth, Setting Them On The Right Track To Productive, Balanced, And Happy Lives.



10 thoughts on “The Self-Esteem Trap

  1. says:

    I picked this book up because I was attracted to the subtitle Raising Confident and Compassionate Kids in an Age of Self Importance As a tail end babyboomer who grew up during the 70s in California I technically don t fit the demo as far as the generations encompassed in GenMe as the author calls it, but as I read this book it became painfully obvious right away tha


  2. says:

    I definitely needed to read this book at this point in my life I have been struggling with many of things she discusses, both as a parent and as a Gen Me er who is trying to figure out my life path It was incredibly reassuring to hear I am not alone in not knowing what to do with being told my whole life how I can do anything I want Fear of failure, fear of making the w


  3. says:

    It is quite good and pretty spot on about the self esteem that just made kids today think they re entitled and better than anyone But, i feel that this author puts an idea that religion is needed as if that would help teach kids to beconsid...


  4. says:

    The author has some important ideas, but has a fartraditional conservative philosophy on the place of children in our society than I do, and this combined with her kids these days are all losers and need to get off my lawn attitude made the book less useful than it could be.It did remind me of the importance of reminding kids that they are parts of communities larger than thems


  5. says:

    I read recently a book about raising girls in a me culture and it worried me, mostly because I felt the logic of the author was so far from my own sense of of right and wrong After reading this book I feel so much better This book gives the keys to becoming good people, not just for kids but for anyone brave enough to try This book embraces the potential of ordinariness I can allow


  6. says:

    Oh, what an important read this was for me if you too were under the impression that building the self esteem of your child meant including words of praise, telling them how unique and so very special they are, then I d love to get your opinion after you read THIS book and yet wow it makes perfect, perfect sense what a ME focused world we ve become with huge senses of entitlement and w


  7. says:

    Catchy, but misleading title Our culture is currently fixated with this belief that being special, ie Mr Roger s feel goodedness is has ruined an entire generation.More adequately stated, false praise is creating egoism and emotional vulnerability Moral of the story be genuine in your appraisal of your child...


  8. says:

    Awesome book Difficulties and disappointments are a part of life And we do our children a disservice when we overindulge them and praise them too much and shield them from the bad consequences of their actions As a society, we are raising children who think that they are better than everyone else who believe that they will be successful even famous who are used to and expect to get positive fe


  9. says:

    Started strong, with compelling reasons explaining what seems to be a widespread notion that young people feel entitled it s the parents In a nutshell, children at a young age need to meet adversity in their lives in order for them to figure out how to deal with it and get over it Too often parents are interfering and not giving their kids the chance to rise to that challenge Kids grow up thinking


  10. says:

    This isthan an excellent parenting book it s a book that embodies much of my life philosophy Young Eisendrath gives nuggets of wisdom such as We find ourselves not independently of other people and institutions but through them while offering practical advice on how to translate this knowledge into o...


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