Essay On Shy Children

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Although all children may experience shyness sometimes, some children experience shyness to a weaken degree. For example, shy children may remain silent around unfamiliar others, even when spoken to. Shy children may refuse to enter a new setting such as a classroom without being observed by a parent. Shy children may reject to participate in doing activities in front of people, they may look only at the ground when around unfamiliar individuals, and they may go to great distance to avoid calling attention. Children want to communicate with others but they cannot because of their fear. The causes of shyness have not been revealed enough to justify any firm statements on the issue. However, shyness experts identify as possible causes (a) genes influence a person to shyness, (b) a less than firm attachment bond between parent and child, (c) poor gain of social skills, or (d) parents, siblings, or annoying and habitually teasing or criticizing a child (Asendorpf, 1993; Sanson, Pedlam, Cann, Prior, &Oberklaid, 1996).…show more content…
It occurs most frequently in situations that are narrative or suggest judgment of the person or situations where the person is obvious or others are noticeable (Buss, 1986; Crozier, 2001). Young shy children often show an apparent enthusiasm to observe others combined with a doubt to speak to or join the others (Asendorpf, 1993). Shy children tend to grab in significantly less social misbehavior than other children (Sanson et al., 1996). This may happen because shy children care so much about what others think of them. Shy children tend to be recognize as shy, unfriendly, and untalented, and they tend to feel lonely and have low self-confidence (Jones & Carpenter, 1986) and a higher than average level of problems (Chung & Evans, 2000). Shy children tend to become worried teens (Prior, Smart, Sanson, &Oberklaid,
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