"She's so pretty, I just hate her."
Dear Dr. Borba,
We are blessed to have four great daughters, but we're really concerned about our youngest. She's so jealous of her friends and sisters and is never satisfied with being herself. She always compares herself to others and says she's just not pretty, smart, or plain good enough. What can we do to help our daughter appreciate her own qualities instead of always being so envious of others?
—Karen C., mother of four from Minneapolis, Minnesota
Bad Attitude Act Out
"Daddy, why can't I be rich like Tim?"
"You like my friends more than me!" "Why bother: I'll never be as thin as her!"
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