Lesson 1 (from Chapter 1)
The first statement that Dr. Laura makes in the book and then repeats as the book continues is the idea that women have low self esteem, which is the root of all of their problems with men. Today's objective is to discuss whether self esteem could be the root of so many problems for so many people.
1. Have each student define the idea of self esteem and what it means to them.
2. In smaller groups, have students discuss whether they think they have high self esteem. Why or why not?
3. As a class, have the students discuss whether they think self esteem is something that could affect so many people's lives. Why or why not? Do the students think only women are subject to poor self esteem? Why or why not?
4. Homework: Have each student discuss whether they think low self esteem is to blame...
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