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The Problem With Confidence

Girls take less credit for their successes than boys. Freedom from self-denigration is a powerful protector against stress-related debilitation. Girls need to feel inter-personally effective by evoking a sought-for response in another person, starting with their parents.

This article from The New York Times is an interesting look at over-confidence vs. under-confidence.


Cathi Cohen, LCSW, CGP

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