If you did any drugs when you were younger (or even currently), how would you feel if youre child(ren) did it themselves? Would you just let them do it and learn their own mistakes, like you did. Or would you try to get them help, even if that causes them to think of you as a "hyprocrite" (kind of like the whole "well you did so why cant I). And while on the subject, would you even tell your kids about any type of recreational drug use you had in your past?
*just a note: im not trying to cause any drama, im just curious.
Asked by Anonymous at 8:54 PM on Aug. 17, 2009 in General Parenting
Answer by Anonymous at 8:55 PM on Aug. 17, 2009
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Answer by KalebsMommee at 9:28 PM on Aug. 17, 2009
No. I will not tell her about my past mistakes. Children who have parents who have done it are more likely to do it themselves. She is more likely to think "Mom did it and she turned out okay".. I want my children to never even know I smoked a cigarette. I will withhold this knowledge with the compassion and understanding and insight to help them if they do fall into the trap. YES I will be a 'hypocrite' and get them help. As long as they are under my roof, and possibly past that. I am very much aware about people and their addictions and what can and cannot be done. Nothing good can come of telling them I used, unless maybe they do use and that's the only way to prove to them that I can relate.
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Answer by Anonymous at 9:31 PM on Aug. 17, 2009
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