from the series Parenting: From Surviving to Thriving
Inadequacy and inferiority are among the most painful feelings with which we all struggle from our earliest years onward. The battle for self-worth rages relentlessly within many—perhaps most—children and teenagers. And becoming an adult does not automatically erase this internal battle. Because much of the answer is found in a healthy and nourishing parent-child relationship, we must learn what the Bible says about cultivating a life of self-worth and overcoming this common struggle.