Did you feel that your parents were insensitive? Were feelings allowed to be discussed in your home? Looking back, were you ever insensitive as a kid? When? Toward whom? How did your parents respond, and how do you look at it now?
What kind of example are you setting for your kid today? For instance, has anybody complained about your being insensitive lately at home or at work? Who complained, and what did that person say?
Is your own attitude teaching your kid to be insensitive? Have you ever corrected your own insensitive missteps in front of your child?
What is the first step you need to take in yourself to be a better example to your sons or daughters of dealing with their insensitive behavior? Write down changes you need to make.
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