I’m writing because I need advice about my son, a 14-year-old. He came home from school yesterday with a slight limp, so I asked him what happened, thinking that he suffered an injury in gym or at practice. To the contrary, he told me (albeit reluctantly) that he had been hit in the balls. I asked what happened, he tried to dodge the question, I asked again, and finally he admitted that he had intentionally “grabbed” a girl's backside, and that she had kneed him.
On one hand, I felt bad for him because he was in pain from the knee in the balls, but, on the other hand, I was furious with him because I didn’t raise him to treat women that way. Quite simply, I was torn between A) sympathy and B) feeling as if he deserved it.
I don't know.
If you were in my position, how would you have reacted, and what would you have said to him?
Answer by Steph319 at 4:59 PM on Oct. 26, 2008
Answer by pnwmom at 5:07 PM on Oct. 26, 2008
Answer by tryingmom203 at 5:15 PM on Oct. 26, 2008
Answer by Kestrel1 at 6:29 PM on Oct. 26, 2008
Answer by perksmom at 6:37 PM on Oct. 26, 2008
Answer by imtheonlysane1 at 8:08 PM on Oct. 26, 2008
Answer by tropicalmama at 9:09 AM on Oct. 27, 2008