- Talk down to your child. A child who feels like they have no value treats themself and lets others treat them like they have no value.
- Don’t spend time with your child. A child who lacks a relationship with one of the two most important people in their life will attempt to replace this significant relationship with someone not designed to fill it.
- Let your child disrespect you. A child who does not respect authority will have a difficult life.
- Give your child everything they want. A child who gets everything they want is headed for a life consumed with themselves.