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Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child by John M. Gottman
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“They don’t object to their children’s displays of anger, sadness, or fear. Nor do they ignore them. Instead, they accept negative emotions as a fact of life and they use emotional moments as opportunities for teaching their kids important life lessons and building closer relationships with them.”
John M. Gottman, Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child
“And when your family shares a deeper intimacy and respect, problems between family members will seem lighter to bear.”
John M. Gottman, Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child
“When parents offer their children empathy and help them to cope with negative feelings like anger, sadness, and fear, parents build bridges of loyalty and affection.”
John M. Gottman, Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child
“When a child has that strong emotional connection with a parent, the parent’s upset, disappointment, or anger creates enough pain in the child to become a disciplinary event in itself.”
John M. Gottman, Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child
“father is someone who works hard, who isn’t around much, who criticizes more than he compliments, who doesn’t show affection or any other emotion except anger—no longer applies,”
John M. Gottman, Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child
“You can say the right thing, but if your heart isn’t in it, it won’t draw you any closer to your child. In fact, fudging may cause you to lose credibility with your child, which can drive a wedge in your relationship. Be sure, therefore, that you truly understand your child before you say you do. If you’re not sure whether you understand, simply reflect back what you see and hear.”
John M. Gottman, Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child
“Today, children’s safety comes from their fathers’ hearts. It is based on men being present with their children emotionally as well as physically.”
John M. Gottman, Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child
“values the child’s negative emotions as an opportunity for intimacy”
John M. Gottman, Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child
“I call the parents who get involved with their children’s feelings “Emotion Coaches.” Much like athletic coaches, they teach their children strategies to deal with life’s ups and downs. They don’t object to their children’s displays of anger, sadness, or fear. Nor do they ignore them. Instead, they accept negative emotions as a fact of life and”
John M. Gottman, Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child
“they use emotional moments as opportunities for teaching their kids important life lessons and building closer relationships with them.”
John M. Gottman, Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child