Superiority complex vs. inferiority complex in children
Dealing with children's behavior may not be that easy for all parents. This depends on the kids and their behavior. Behaviors of children also depend on the environment they grow in. Behavioral traits are present in each and every child in some way or other and hence each and everyone need to handle it in different ways. But when the behavior of a person starts affecting his social presence then it becomes a problem. Here we are talking about children and the same rules apply to them too. A kid being too shy or too smart had its own effects. Most of the child have or suffer from complex either inferior or superior and there is nothing much dangerous about that, unless you let it unattended. If a child suffers from any of the complexes then it's his parents who need to take care of it before it gets too late. Research has shown that after proper training and therapy, kids have shown better and improved results in their behavioral pattern. Moreover parents can't just sit back and allow the inferiority or superiority complexes within their children to dominate on their life. Such complexes basically portray a child's imperfection and incompleteness within.
Though superiority and inferiority complexes sound as if just a few alphabets changed here and there, still they vary completely from each other. Both the complexities are actually end of two edges both not healthy of anyone's behavior pattern. Many children face any of these two complexities and either one of both may not allow a child to live like any other normal children still the dominance persist. Most often when a child has inferior feelings and tries to overcome them, he develops a superiority complex. So before wondering which one is worst , we need to learn more about what both of them are exactly and how they differ from each other.
What is superiority complex
Superiority complex is a feeling where a person tries hard to overcome his inferiority complex. In such cases a child tries hard to be perfect and thus by boasting or in any other way makes a fine attempt of escaping his incapability. What a child exactly does is in regards to seem perfect in front of others they create his own self supreme image which is least bothered with criticism he receives from children around him. Such children are least bothered about others and in an attempt to look perfect present themselves in a worst manner in front of others unlike children with inferiority complex. A child with superiority complex may even hurt others just to prove his superiority. Few qualities found in children with this complex include egocentricity, boastfulness, exaggeration, bluffing, hurtfulness, aggressiveness, criticism and hatred.
What is inferiority complex
Inferiority complex on the other hand is far too different than superiority complex. A child with inferiority complex would not be able to present himself or herself in front of others no matter how hard he or she try. Such children are too shy and regard everyone else other than them to be far off better. Children with inferiority complex never try to speak in public, are too shy and stay as far as possible from making their presence feel. Few qualities found in child with inferiority complex include low self esteem, shyness, feeling of backing out, incompetent, inadequate, disapproval and withdrawal.