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Children and privacy

This includes 'children' up to the age of high school graduation.

Do you believe that privacy is a right or a privilege?

I am a believer that is is a privelege and if they want that privelege, they must earn it and up to the point that they are living on their own, privacy can be taken away.

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Jademom07

Asked by Jademom07 at 10:51 AM on Apr. 28, 2011 in General Parenting

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Answers (14)
  • I agree
    yesmaam

    Answer by yesmaam at 10:52 AM on Apr. 28, 2011

  • Its a Privilege
    maxsmom11807

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 10:54 AM on Apr. 28, 2011

  • Privilege for sure!
    MarGeee

    Answer by MarGeee at 10:57 AM on Apr. 28, 2011

  • I also agree. Other than privacy in the bathroom and getting dressed, privacy in other areas is a privilege. As parents, it's our right to know what's going on with our children both at home and in school, who their friends are, and what they're doing on a daily basis.
    rosiemendo

    Answer by rosiemendo at 10:58 AM on Apr. 28, 2011

  • certain privacies are a privilege for sure.
    tnm786

    Answer by tnm786 at 10:59 AM on Apr. 28, 2011

  • I think it depends on the age. At a young age they really have no right to privacy. By the time they get to around 17 though I do think we need to give them some. They are almost adults and going into the world soon and need to learn to handle their own problems with not much intervention from us parents.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 11:01 AM on Apr. 28, 2011

  • its a privilege that can be taken away!
    selaranda

    Answer by selaranda at 11:04 AM on Apr. 28, 2011

  • It's a privilege
    Zakysmommy

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 11:06 AM on Apr. 28, 2011

  • privilage
    jmpj8107

    Answer by jmpj8107 at 11:14 AM on Apr. 28, 2011

  • Privilege.
    wildflowers25

    Answer by wildflowers25 at 11:33 AM on Apr. 28, 2011

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