Show me that I matter to you.
- Be dependable: Be someone I can trust.
- Listen: Really pay attention when we are together.
- Believe in me: Make me feel known and valued.
- Be warm: Show me you enjoy being with me.
- Encourage: Praise me for my efforts and achievements.
Push me to keep getting better.
- Expect my best: Expect me to live up to my potential.
- Stretch: Push me to go further.
- Hold me accountable: Insist I take responsibility for my actions.
- Reflect on failures: Help me learn from mistakes and setbacks.
Help me complete tasks and achieve goals.
- Navigate: Guide me through hard situations and systems.
- Empower: Build my confidence to take charge of my life.
- Advocate: Stand up for me when I need it.
- Set boundaries: Put in place limits that keep me on track.
Treat me with respect and give me a say.
- Respect me: Take me seriously and treat me fairly.
- Include me: Involve me in decisions that affect me.
- Collaborate: Work with me to solve problems and reach goals.
- Let me lead: Create opportunities for me to take action and lead.
Connect me with people and places that broaden my world.
- Inspire: Inspire me to see possibilities for my future.
- Broaden horizons: Expose me to new ideas, experiences, and places.
- Connect: Introduce me to people who can help me grow.
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