Let’s discuss the dos and don’ts when it comes to parenting. Most importantly, parents should teach the value of constructive aggression and constructive passivity.
Constructive Aggression and Constructive Passivity
A lot of adults don’t know this and are convinced that passivity is right or wrong, or aggression is wrong or right. Viewing aggression and passivity as right or wrong is a recipe to become stuck and only allows one way of knowing how to deal with problems.
The goal is for our children and ourselves to use passivity and aggression constructively when it’s called for.
A lot of people tend to fall under one or the other. It’s important to understand the value of both.