Gaurav has an infectious smile. At 18, unlike his more brooding peers, he is gentle and polite, and almost everybody feels respected in his company. In a day and age when only miracles can get teenagers to respect their elders, Gaurav’s courteous attitude reflects on how well he has been raised.
“Raising a gentleman can be a tough task. But parents can make it easy by inculcating—a sense of respect for others, mindfulness to spoken words and empathy towards other,” says Seema Hingorrany, clinical psychologist, Mumbai.
Good parenting can turn your children into better human beings. But how would you raise a gentleman? Here are a few techniques that will help you raise a polite, confident and compassionate gentleman.