Question: When to seek advice from friends and family?

Who gives better advice parents or friends?

Parents and grandparents probably have more life experience than a friend, and so you might get a wiser or more sensible answer from them. On the other hand, friends are less likely to become too worried if you go to them with a problem.

Should I get relationship advice from friends?

Friends can be a wonderful source of emotional support, but its wise to think very carefully before acting on their advice when it comes to your relationship troubles. Have the confidence to believe in your gut feelings and past experiences, and learn to balance the opinions of other people with your own.

Why is it good to seek advice?

By seeking advice from the right people—and in the right ways—you can develop smarter solutions to problems, deepen your thinking, and sharpen your decision making. And by becoming a better adviser, youll extend your influence and learn from the people who come to you for guidance.

Why you shouldnt follow your parents?

When children are born, parents look at them as beautiful gifts, and they fantasize about the life they have brought into this world. When you follow other peoples advice blindly regardless of whether they are your parents or peers, you end up making grave mistakes that haunt us into adulthood.

Should I just listen to my parents?

Its time to admit they know more than you and know whats best for you. Therefore, you should not only listen to what your parents have to say, but respect what they are asking you to do. They will ask for plenty of things that are in your best interest, even if you cant understand it at the time.

Is it good to follow in your parents footsteps?

When children choose what to be when they grow up, they often follow in their fathers footsteps. The estimates, drawn from General Social Survey data between 1994 and 2016, show that mothers, despite working in lower numbers, are still influential in inspiring their childrens career choices.

Why do parents never apologize?

When the older generation of parents were children they were taught about hierarchy in family. They were taught to respect their elders, which means never to call them out when they might be doing something wrong. They were taught that the elders always knew best and therefore never expected an apology from them.

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