Are you going to, or have you????
I would totally be all up in that diary, I am not going to lie. I would put everything back the way it was though, and not tell my teen. If I found anything worrisome, I would try to get my teen to be open and tell me about it; I always told my mom -everything-, because I never felt like she would freak out or stop loving me.
I never would. My mom used to do that to me and I have a really hard time with trust, privacy issues, and writing or talking about my problems/emotions. It was the first promise I made to myself when I had kids, to never ever read their personal diary.
I would absolutely read it.
I have a son so i don't think it is that common in boys. If he decides to keep a journal of sorts, then no i would never disrespect him by doing that. My mother read my diary and photocopied pages she found..."interesting" i suppose. I had a very hard time as a teenager and keeping a journal and writing poetry helped me cope. She completely broke our trust and i have never wrote a poem or made another journal again. I completely disagree with it unless you are looking for a surefire way to make your teenager never want to talk to you about anything. In that case go ahead.
Really? Why is that?
Quoting babyblue415: i believe as long as you are under the age of 15 you have no privacy
i believe as long as you are under the age of 15 you have no privacy
Connect with CafeMom:
Switch to Mobile Site
Getting Started Guide
Frequently Asked Questions
© 2013 CMI Marketing, Inc. All rights reserved.