Respect, to me, meant the way that you treat yourself and your environment in a positive way.
When I looked this word up on dictionary.com, it was defined as the condition of being esteemed or honored, and esteem for or a sense of the worth of excellence of a person.
Now that I look back at the word, it isn’t a verb meaning the process of doing something nice for yourself and your environment. It is how well you and your environment are kept up. Or it is how you hold them in admiration or honor.
Showing respect is showing that you care about something. To show regard for something or someone.
Disrespect means to show a lack of courtesy, or being impolite.
Basically, if you violate people’s expectations of how you are supposed to behave towards…
You can say please and thank you to show appreciation for what they are giving you and providing.
Do not interrupt and adult when they are speaking because it is very rude. When you interrupt someone, you are showing poor manners.
Using foul and slang language is disrespectful and inappropriate. Confusing adults by using slang terms and and using profanity is unacceptable.
Offer help to them. Just because they do not ask for help doesn’t mean they don’t need it.
Ask questions if you are not sure what an adult has told you to do. When you ask questions, you show that you care to get the information correct.
Be honest because when you lie to an adult, you are violating their trust in you and it could create obstacles in your relationship.
Remember the information they give you. When an adult gives you information it is usually valuable and helpful so that you will not continuously repeat the same mistakes.
Having respect for yourself is just as important as having respect for others and your environment. Self-respect will give you a sense of confidence and you will love yourself more, but you have to earn self respect just as you have to win it from…