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Younger children cannot always identify and verbalize their motives. Five-year-olds do not pause reflectively and say, ” Well, Daddy, I guess I slugged Zachary because I’m displacing my emotional turmoil caused by hearing you and Mommy yell at each other so much.” They are more likely to shrug and mutter, “I dunno.”

Quote ID: 01457


Alfie Kohn


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