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Parents Who Worry Too Much About Their Kids Self-Esteem

In a 2011 article in The Atlantic titled "How the Cult of Self-Esteem Is Ruining Our Kids," therapist Lori Gottlieb observes a growing trend: parents who work too hard to offer their kids choices, buttress their self-esteem, and guard them from hardship. ...

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