1. “If he’s mean to you he likes you.” It just teaches little girls (mostly girls) to expect violence from people who love them.2. That failure is bad.
Failing should not be considered as an obstacle but a step in the learning process. Demonizing the failure and stigma associated with it makes many children lose their interest once they fail.3. “No backtalk.” Many adults use it as “you’re not allowed to challenge what I have to say.” Makes sense if it’s a cranky toddler being negative for negativity’s sake, but suddenly older children can’t question things or raise valid points of their own.4. That complaining is the same as not being grateful.Read more on thoughtcatalog.com