• Essential Joseph Chilton Pearce 20
    Bonding, Innate Trust & Mutual Respect
    unconditional love, parenting, bonding
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    To reinforce that the child is unconditionally loved, respected and accepted means that nothing will break the adult-child bond.
    Once the child is secure in this primary relationship they want to do what the adults want them to do. The bonded relationship is reciprocal. The child appreciates and respects the adult’s needs because the adult appreciate s and respects the child’s needs. This reciprocal appreciation, trust and respect eliminate the vast majority of conflict throughout the child’s development. Most conflicts simply don’t arise. Conflict isn’t an issue. And this al begins with the adult seeing and responding to the actual child instead of their image of who the child should be.