Everybody Hates Me & Other Lies We Believe

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“Everybody hates me.” The words come out of my 5-year-old’s mouth, and I don’t know where she learned them. She certainly has never heard the word hate in our home. She just finished her first year in the public school system, which could account for the new vocabulary. She could have heard it from a story that was read to her there or from a peer. She could even have heard it at her father’s house where she has…



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