‘I know everything’ – Attitude is a deadly virus, spreading all over the world. And is the TREND of the day. Everyone, from child, to teenager, to matured, to the aged – most of them have this ‘I know everything’ attitude. Unless we do something to eliminate this virus, definitely it’s going to affect our future very badly.
Parent’s Scare: Now a days, parents are literally scared to give advice to their children or share their thoughts with them, may be about the need to maintain a good health, or may be about the need for good education, or may be about choosing a profession, or may be some guidance while choosing your life partner, or may be about parenting of your own children.
The moment parents begin to say something to their children, immediately the children will react by saying, ‘I know Dad / Mom. I know’, meaning, ‘you don’t have to tell me all these, I know everything. And I can now look after myself.’ And thus, now a days the parents scared to share their thoughts with their children. But those children don’t ever realize what they have lost in their life. This kind of attitude can only spoil our family relationship.
Effect on your Family, Professional and Social Life: ‘I know everything’ attitude can affect not only our family life but also our professional and social life. People shall try and refrain themselves from interacting with such ‘I know everything’ attitude people.
Sharing my Thoughts: To avoid such a situation develop in our lives, here I would like to share some of my thoughts with the readers, whether ‘you know everything or not’: ‘Knowledge is Power’, Knowledge is Wealth’ and ‘Knowledge gets you Respect’.
When someone tries to share some thoughts with you or wants to give you some valuable advice, it must be because they feel that you need to know about that. Such advice / sharing is coming from your parents or some elderly person or from someone who knows you better. It is filled with their life long experience and wide exposure. And it must be considered as valuable and should give a patient hearing. Remember, after listening to them, you may decide whether to absorb them into your life or not.
But never, ever, show your ‘I know everything’ attitude to others, especially towards your parents, whether they are literate or not. Remember,