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20 Respects to Love Your Parents

Acquiescent Respect

Acquiescent Respect

Emotional Care

Listening to parents without talking back

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Care Respect

Care Respect

Physical Care

Making sure parents are comfortable in every single way. Provide caregiving and services

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Funeral Respect

Funeral Respect

Spiritual Care

Mourning and burying elders in a respectful way, building graves at respectful places

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Linguistic Respect

Linguistic Respect

Emotional & Spiritual Care

Use of honorific language, proper language. Speaking with a kind expression and caring voice

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Presentational Respect

Presentational Respect

Physical & Spiritual Care

Etiquettes and manners of dealing with parents. Polite and appropriate decorum. Holding proper manners at home and outside.

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Sharing Lifetime Respect

Sharing Lifetime Respect

Physical, Financial, Emotional & Spiritual Care

Spending time with parents, offer companionship and the shared experiences. Multigenerational household

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Spirit Care Respect

Spirit Care Respect

Emotional & Spiritual Care

Doing the right thing make parents proud, increasing their own sense of self-esteem and life satisfaction

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Ancestor Respect

Ancestor Respect

Emotional Care

Commemorating ancestors and making sacrifices for them

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Celebrative Respect

Celebrative Respect

Emotional Care

Celebrating birthdays or other events in honor of parents

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Gift Respect

Gift Respect

Physical & Emotional Care

Giving gifts or favors when visiting parents or other occasions, e.g. presiding meetings

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Money Respect

Money Respect

Physical & Spiritual Care

Save parents' money, share their financial burden, support them financially, and protect their retirement savings

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Salutatory Respect

Salutatory Respect

Emotional Care

Bowing or saluting parents, greeting them, exhibiting proper body language of respect

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Sibling Respect

Sibling Respect

Emotional & Spiritual Care

Getting along with siblings and helping each other. Parents are happy to see their children love each other

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Victual Respect

Victual Respect

Physical & Emotional Care

Food provision to parents, taking their preferences into account, e.g. their favorite food. Pay for parents in restaurants

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Appreciative Respect

Appreciative Respect

Emotional Care

Having a grateful heart for parents by expressing it in both words and actions.

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Consultative Respect

Consultative Respect

Emotional Care

Consulting parents in personal and family matters. Seeking for advice

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Legacy Respect

Legacy Respect

Emotional & Spiritual Care

Forever holding parents in heart by passing family names and values to younger generations

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Precedential Respect

Precedential Respect

Physical & Spiritual Care

Allowing parents to have priority in distributing goods and services. Elders first.

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Self Respect

Self Respect

Emotional & Spiritual Care

Self-esteem, self-care, self-sufficient, doing the right thing, living with dignity, e.g. be self-supporting as adult children

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Spatial Respect

Spatial Respect

Physical & Emotional Care

Having parents sit at a place of honor, furnishing them with a comfortable seat, securing a comfortable atmosphere for them

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