We project what we perceive about certain situations and feel it’s the only proper thing to do.
When people come to you and just start talking, often they’re looking for validation about their experience, about how they feel.
They develop an understanding that all human emotions are acceptable and that they have choices about how to deal with those feelings.
Validating your teen’s feelings opens the door to teaching your child appropriate ways to deal with those feelings.
For example, it’s okay to feel angry but punching someone because you feel angry isn’t okay.
When you validate your teen’s feelings, it teaches them important life skills.
Have you ever been trying to explain something to a loved one or friend and they keep interrupting you?
Or they keep trying to offer solutions to your problem when you never asked? They’ll often start their sentences with: The hard part is that they’re often trying to help.
A valid driver is someone who has all proper documentation to prove that they obtain enough knowledge and can safely and effectively operate and maintain a well running vehicle.Or maybe you wanted to be supportive and helpful to someone you love but couldn’t because your own emotions made it difficult?Communicating when overwhelmed with emotion does not usually work well.Have you ever wished you could take back an email that you sent when you were emotionally upset?Or maybe you made some statements when you were sad that you didn’t really mean or agreed to something when you were thinking with your heart that you later regretted ?