Parenting Teens - August 29, 2012

Day 13 - Love Language - Affirming Words

Speaking affirming words is one of the five love languages.

• the words we speak to our teenagers can stay with them for the rest of their lives • tell them of your love and pride in them affirm them (not just when they please you; not just for their achievements) • affirm their looks • aim at five positive comments for every one negative comment • find things for which to praise them • loving words build confidence and affect their attitudes • loving words can be spoken and written

Question:
Which of the five expressions of love do you find hardest to show to your children?

From Series: "Parenting Teenagers"

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Speaking affirming words is one of the five love languages.

  • the words we speak to our teenagers can stay with them for the rest of their lives
  • tell them of your love and pride in them affirm them (not just when they please you; not just for their achievements)
  • affirm their looks
  • aim at five positive comments for every one negative comment
  • find things for which to praise them
  • loving words build confidence and affect their attitudes
  • loving words can be spoken and written

Which of the five expressions of love do you find hardest to show to your children?


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