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Are there any sort of news stories that you avoid because the subject matter hits too close to home?

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AngiDas

Asked by AngiDas at 3:04 PM on Jul. 14, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • I still have trouble with stories of babies being hurt or killed. Shortly after my son was born, a baby had been left in a hot car and died. I couldn't pick up a paper for WEEKS after that.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 3:05 PM on Jul. 14, 2010

  • Killings, specially those involving children. Rape, specially those involving children, I am disgusted by them but the reality is that they happen, truly sad!

    LuvmyFam6

    Answer by LuvmyFam6 at 3:05 PM on Jul. 14, 2010

  • No. I don't have any skeletons in my closet. ;o)
    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 3:06 PM on Jul. 14, 2010

  • I agree with stories about babies/children. I can't handle it as a mother.
    jessicarae787

    Answer by jessicarae787 at 3:07 PM on Jul. 14, 2010

  • My husband won't watch an story about children being killed. The Susan Smith case just gave him the willies.
    jesse123456

    Answer by jesse123456 at 3:08 PM on Jul. 14, 2010

  • For several years now I have given up watching the news altogether. Especially via TV/internet the news that is reported is just garbage. It could depress anyone. I do try to connect with news sources that focus on the positives in the world.
    tavczakbabe

    Answer by tavczakbabe at 3:10 PM on Jul. 14, 2010

  • I hate watching anything to do with child abuse or neglect of any kind!
    jacksmom3707

    Answer by jacksmom3707 at 3:10 PM on Jul. 14, 2010

  • Abuse: child abuse, spousal abuse, elderly abuse. Just make me a wreck for days at a time.
    urkiddingright

    Answer by urkiddingright at 3:26 PM on Jul. 14, 2010

  • Child abuse, animal abuse, and torture stuff. I don't ignore them but i definetley do my best to skip the gorey details.
    UpSheRises

    Answer by UpSheRises at 3:29 PM on Jul. 14, 2010

  • I no longer read any books depicting real life murder. I read a particularly bad 1 in 1995-never again. Fiction OK, but true murder, no!
    Sisteract

    Answer by Sisteract at 3:33 PM on Jul. 14, 2010

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