This older girl is 12, about to turn 13, and told my dd on Friday at school that she and her boyfriend "do it every chance they get." Both of these kids' parents work and they are latchkey kids. They have NO after school supervision, listen to hard core metal music like GWAR, and dress like death rockers.
I don't want to alienate my dd, but I am concerned about the influence this girl has on her. Mind you at this time my dh and I are building a house and living in a camper for the next couple weeks and this is going on at her father's house with her step-mom to supervise. SM thinks these two kids are "cute." especially when the littler kids (ds 7, dd2 who's 6, and their little friends) dare them to kiss and then go "EW!!" I think it's inappropriate to encourage these displays.
I am a Christian, the other household are atheists. My kids all know Jesus and DD1 is concerned for her friend. WHAT should I counsel her to do?
Answer by BradenIsMySon at 11:28 AM on Sep. 14, 2010
Answer by specialwingz at 11:30 AM on Sep. 14, 2010
Answer by BradenIsMySon at 11:27 AM on Sep. 14, 2010
Answer by pitacc at 1:08 PM on Sep. 14, 2010
Please explain to me exactly what Atheism has to do with this?
Are you telling me that because they come from Atheist house holds that they behave this way? I surely hope this is NOT what you are saying...
Your DD will do whatever she pleases while not in your presence... THAT said, if it bothers you soooo much, then simply limit or eliminate interaction. Clothes, music preferences, religious affiliation, those things have absolutely nothing to do with whether or not a person is a good or ban influence. Maybe you should be more concerned with how you have brought her up to this point- if she is well mannered and behaved, you have nothing to be concerned about.
Answer by ObbyDobbie at 11:36 AM on Sep. 14, 2010
Answer by BradenIsMySon at 11:58 AM on Sep. 14, 2010
Answer by ObbyDobbie at 12:06 PM on Sep. 14, 2010
Answer by blessedwboysx3 at 12:31 PM on Sep. 14, 2010
Answer by specialwingz at 11:53 AM on Sep. 14, 2010
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