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no snitch rule

can someone explain how the NO SNITCH RULE WORKS?
does it only apply when it comes to someone elses problem..
cause i honestly cant see me saying that i wouldnt want anyone to tell if my child got shot or raped or murdered..
but i hear ppl saying its wrong to snitch under no circumstances will they ever rat on they friends...

 
FreeSpriT4eva

Asked by FreeSpriT4eva at 12:44 AM on Sep. 2, 2010 in General Parenting

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Answers (6)
  • The rules for counciling to break confidentialy are:
    1. If the person is hurting themselves
    2. If the person is being hurt
    3. If the person is going to hurt someone

    Otherwise you should keep secrets.
    Niki_sd

    Answer by Niki_sd at 12:57 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • i don't teach my kids the "no snitch rule". i teach them to mind their own business, but to tell the truth when something goes wrong. i guess it's a tough one to teach...
    rAbella

    Answer by rAbella at 12:52 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • integrity is a hard concept~mandated reporter is my style
    surfcitymom

    Answer by surfcitymom at 12:50 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • i would think those would be rules..but i heard a kid tell my son that u never snitch regardless of whatever..he said if u see who shot your grandma u dont tell...cause u find snitches in ditches..an i had to ask him are u serious..
    i had to ask him why he would want to be in jail cause dont wont tell on their boy/girl who is out enjoying the taste of freedom..
    FreeSpriT4eva

    Comment by FreeSpriT4eva (original poster) at 1:07 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • "Snitches get stitches, get thrown in ditches and called bitches." It is a stupid thing that a lot of folks in the lower class neighborhoods believe. Gangster/thug mentality.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 7:41 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • I teach my kids from little up, if no one is getting hurt, there is no reason to tattle...
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 6:31 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

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