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Childhood: Initiative Vs. Guilt

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Initiative vs. Guilt
During this time the child regularly interacting with other children at school. This stage is play
This helps the child have the opportunity to explore their interpersonal skills through activities.
The child then can develop a sense of initiative and feel secure in the way they can lead others and make decisions.
The negative side is if there’s too much criticism or control used the child can develop a feeling of guilt.
Making them feel as if they are being a bother to others.
This is an example of lacking self- initiative.
In this stage children typically start to ask many questions, like “why or how come?” if the parent treat the child’s question as a nuisance may leave them feeling sad and guilt.
Too much guilt can
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