Teach your child to obey: a key to his future fulfillment

Teach your child to obey: a key to his future fulfillment


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For child psychiatrist Daniel Marcelli, learning about obedience by the child is one of the keys to his future development. The specialist reminds us of the stakes of well-constructed obedience, which must not be confused with submission. Interview.

Why do you say that learning about obedience by the child is one of the keys to its autonomy and its future fulfillment?

  • This is what I call the educational paradox: when one has learned to obey, one can grow from time to time to disobey. But having the choice between obeying and disobeying is having the keys to freedom. Ever since, has not the human being considered that freedom is his most precious good?

To teach your child to obey is one of the parents' tasks?

  • Absolutely ! But be careful to distinguish obedience and submission. Obedience helps to grow, submission leads to revolt. To teach obedience to one's child is to teach him that in life it is necessary to do a number of things to grow. For example, you have to do homework and work at school to learn. Conversely, when you tell a child "do your homework and you can go to the carousel", he is taught submission. He is taught that things are feasible to obtain retribution.

For a child nothing more normal than to want to disobey?

  • Of course ! Every child wants to disobey growing up: want to touch what he does not have the right to touch, want to go where his parents have forbidden him to go ... When he sees his child disobeying, a parent has two options.

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