Friday, September 23, 2011


about the following questions:
Question 1:
How do you know that someone has self respect?
Is it in their dress?
Their attitude?
Their posture?

Question 2:
Is it important to respect yourself?

Question 3:
Can you have respect for others without respecting yourself first?
Why or why not?

Are You a Respectful Person?

Do you treat people the way you want to be treated?

Do you treat people with civility, courtesy, and dignity?

Are you sensitive to other people's feelings?

Do you ever insult people or make fun of them?

Do you ever ridicule or embarrass people?

Do you ever go along with prejudices or racist attitudes?


01. What does it feel like to be respected?
02. What does it feel like to be disrespected?
03. What role does respect play in your relationships with friends and family?
04. What are some respectful behaviors?
05. How important is respect in our lives?
06. Do you consider yourself to be a respectful person?
     Why or why not?
     In what ways do you show respect to others?

07. Describe one person you respect in your life.
What does this person do to earn your respect?
08. Does a person have to earn respect, or do all people deserve it?

09. Does it feel different to be disrespected by a stranger than to be disrespected by a friend?
10. What are the benefits of people treating each other with respect?
11. When was the last time you disrespected someone?
     What was the reason?
     How did you express this disrespect?
     What effect did your behavior have?
12. When was the last time someone disrespected you?
     What do you think was their reason for treating you in that way?
13. What are some reasons people show disrespect for others?
14. How do you feel when someone judges you without knowing you or giving you a chance?
15. How do you feel when someone you disagree with calls you a name?

16. What role do you think differences play in our positive or negative attitudes toward other
17. How do you feel when someone bumps into you in the hall and doesn't apologize?
     What does saying "I'm sorry" have to do with respect?
18. If someone treats you with disrespect, do you still have to treat that person with respect.
     How should you respond to someone who is disrespectful of you?
19. How do you think respect affects your community, the world?
20. Does everyone deserve respect?
     Why or why not?

Without self-respect there can be no genuine success.
Success won at the cost of self-respect is not success –
For what shall it profit a man
If he gains the whole world and loses his own self-respect.
B.C. Forbes