when they buy houses or cars, they may have problems.
the one thing that i don't quite agree with you is what you said about confidence.
what i think is, a confident people won't get "more' confident when other people praise him, nor does he get "less" confident when other people criticize him.
canadian school teachers usually encourage kids instead of saying bad things to them. that's what 's so nice about them. but this shouldn't be where a person's confidence come from.
a person don't get his confidence from what others think or say about him. do u agree?