1. Resilience Can Be Used Dismissively - Deepstash

1. Resilience Can Be Used Dismissively

A parent who may have difficulty tolerating the discomfort of a child’s distress may use resilience as a broad brush to gloss over the hurts that children endure in an adult world. “Oh, but kids are so resilient” is dismissive at best and could lead to inaction when protection is called for.

Telling someone that they are resilient can highlight a personal strength but could also be misunderstood as “You should be able to handle this. Don’t show us how much you are suffering.”

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