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The Rocking Horse Winner Essay

891 words - 4 pages

(Discuss three ways that parents hurt their children without knowing it?)
Parents we all have them or had them we all think and think about how we all feel about them and why we do. Some get along and some don’t whether it is your mom or your dad we all have our reasons. Do you ever think about why they say things to hurt you feelings? Why they are being mean to you? Or maybe why they treat the other kids better? I’m not saying that all parents do the same thing but this is what my parents do. And these are many reasons I feel like this about how they treat me different than any of the ten of us. We have a huge family there is four girls and six boys there are all crazy but by the time I was five my sisters were gone and left me with the four brothers I know what it’s like to feel so alone but that strikes up opportunity for me to become daddy’s little girl and I did I would get anything and everything by just batting my eyes and saying daddy please. Now to what ways do are parents hurt us without knowing it. In this short story The Rocking horse winner this little boy rides a horse to find out who wins the horse race so that he can be lucky so his mother will love him.
First of all the things that they say sometimes truly do hurt your feelings like” why can’t you be more like your brother?” or maybe “You can’t do anything right” words like that stick to a child’s mind they constantly think about why they got told that and if they truly mean it parents get mad yes but they don’t think about a child’s emotions when they say something that is mentally stuck in their heads because it was only a spur of a moment and anger strikes fast. You go days thinking about the things that you do wrong and how you wish you could fix it but they never know that that is one thing a child does not get out of their head because everything negative you say to a child is stuck in a child’s mind though out there childhood that is one thing that hurts a child is saying things that can make them think that they are useless.
Next when a parent does not like the people you hang out with and tell you mean things that make you not want to like them like when they tell you that they don’t like that...

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