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"Girls can not do that as well as boys!"
Already during sandcastle building, our little ones lay their foundations for the future togetherness. Totally unconscious and unreflected. It is faster than a false stone set as we suspect.
For example, this provocative saying, "Girls can not do it as well as boys!" - and now?
Convince from the opposite
A male four-year-old throat crows in the blue sky. Legs apart, dirty, smeared with thread, torn trousers, sweat-spliced hair. Wielding the sand scoop.
I ask: "Are you really sure about that?" Prompt: "Yes, girls are not as smart as boys !!!" I again: "And if you are wrong? The other day your girlfriend, the Steffi, ... and you were so excited. " My son: "Um ... Steffi is so smart! The Steffi is really great! " I: "Then Steffi can certainly build that, right?" My son: "Yes, Steffi can do it very well. She can do that much better than me. Look, they did that and stuff like that and ... "
Hach, I love it! If only it would be so easy with adults.
Separatists: headstone laid on a sandy foundation.
Although our little ones in sandbox age designated "Seperatists" and live with pure naturalness their gender. Feel more attracted to sexes than to the opposite sex. This is not only completely normal, but extremely important for the powerful definition of one's own sex.
But we know that children also adapt the gender stereotypes of their close social environment. Here it becomes critical when our totally unimaginably absorbing young adult and future responsible and decision makers can impulsively grapschen so into the medieval box of gender assessment.
Where do the stereotypes come from?
Where did they get that from? The - too close! - Scant male educators will hardly be. Maybe the classmates of Sandcastles up to Unicorn Filly? Because unreflectively they store in their small high-performance brains any behavior and articulate of parents, relatives, neighbors and other "adults".
What they save there, they give just as unreflective again. Yes, much more, they act as real water heater and shout the slogans with fervor. Children are still full of pure physical experience. What they experience literally goes into flesh and blood. They are what they experience. Right now, without any future projection. They can not do that yet.
What memorizes early, sits deep
What brings the Thea-Laelia and the Julius-Leopold from their everyday and family world in the crucible sandbox, is taken from all Buddel colleagues as face value and stored. Then, when the four-year-old crows these slogans and there is no one to let him put his testimony to the test, drowned traditional Gedöns new castles dig into the fresh brain.
Because until the little ones outgrow the sandcastles and have been taken by the unicorns Filly of this world, many years go by with many formative repetitions of the everyday experience and hearing. This digs deep into the gray cells and connects the synapses to powerful strands of unreflective habits.
The logical evil: two worlds collide
At some point, this experiential knowledge bounces off the reality of a corporate world that tries by all means to turn these blocking ways of thinking into prosperous togetherness.
And it hits so deep in the unconscious buried, that it is not obvious what all there are to reservations and valuations. It shows itself only too clearly at the smallest expressions and emotions - unconsciously.
To raise awareness of this behavior stored in the unconscious mind and thus to tap into extended powers of action is the task of today - of everyone. "Uff!" It takes us away with this thought and I crave knee-jerk after discussions at the sandpit with four-year-olds.
It is not easy, but easy in itself. For what is behind the experiences our four-year-olds are doing? Most are fears that break the track. Stoked out of the competition of parental jobs.
What can you do?
As one of my clients from the trades sorrowfully and at the same time astonished reports: "Strange, especially the younger colleagues have particular reservations to women. The elderly are much more relaxed. "
- Just ask. Yes, ask your colleagues what they are so sure about.
- Take the people around you the fear of the opposite sex. The best and fastest way is to solve tasks that they can only solve together. No matter if sand castles or complex projects.
Get targeted offspring in today with targeted questions
And if you already want to work on the seed for our all-morning, do not let small men and women sit alone and on long-outdated knowledge. Bring our offspring into today and thus into the future:
- Ask: Are you sure? Where do you want to get that from? What if you were wrong?
- Take girls and boys by the hand and show you how relaxed living together works. Take for granted what you want for your own life. Do not wait for others to do it for you.
See you soon at the sandbox.
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