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TipsForSuccess: Does Too Much Affection Spoil Children?


Does Too Much Affection Spoil Children?

People who feel they failed as parents usually share a common regret:

"I did not show my kids enough love."

On the other hand, no one ever regrets giving their children too much affection.

"Affection could no more spoil a child than the sun could be put out by a bucket of gasoline." -- L. Ron Hubbard

Giving a child an unlimited supply of toys and presents makes it difficult for a child to return a real exchange.

But giving a child an unlimited supply of love and affection is something a child can happily return to you . . . in abundance.

This advice applies to marriages as well. A lot of affection might put your spouse into a happy state of shock, but he or she won't be spoiled.

Go try it!

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