Culturally Accepted Standards Of Cultural Norms

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Norms are generally accepted standards of behavior for any cultural group. It is the behavior that members of any culture have defined as the most appropriate in any given situation. All cultures give guidelines about how people are expected to behave through norms (Matsumoto & Juang, 2013, p. 26). Growing up, I was “overprotected” because my sister was born with many medical problems and my parents were afraid that something would happen to me also. I remember my parents saying “no” to just about everything I asked to do. One thing I do remember that I loved to do as a child was to climb trees. I am sure my parents did not like me climbing for safety reasons, but I can remember the stigma attached to wanting to climb trees. Once again
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