Virginia Satir Quotes

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Born: June 26, 1916, Neillsville, Wisconsin
Birth Country: USA
Died: California, September 10, 1988
Occupation: Author

1.
Adolescents are not monsters. They are just people trying to learn how to make it among the adults in the world, who are probably not so sure themselves.
- Virginia Satir

2.
Every word, facial expression, gesture, or action on the part of a parent gives the child some message about self-worth. It is sad that so many parents don't realize what messages they are sending.
- Virginia Satir

3.
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
- Virginia Satir

4.
Life is not what it's supposed to be. It's what it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference.
- Virginia Satir

5.
What lingers from the parent's individual past, unresolved or incomplete, often becomes part of her or his irrational parenting.
- Virginia Satir

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