What were my parents’ expectations of me growing up?

Self-Discovery Questions: What were my parents’ expectations of me growing up?

Did you have parents who were highly critical, demanding, or demeaning? Or were your parents supportive, encouraging, and positive?

Did they allow you to make mistakes and learn from experience, or did they step in and rescue you whenever you encountered a problem?

Often our parents ’ expectations and behaviors around our successes and failures can have a huge impact on our levels of confidence.