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My children are not allowed to be Gay *Edit in red*

Posted by on Oct. 3, 2012 at 11:30 AM
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Or straight for that matter until they're 13.

There's been a lot of negative talk around the house lately about sexual preference . Some neighborhood kids are accusing my 7 year son of being gay. (He likes to chase boys and pretend to kiss them) Then my younger two (7 and 5) have over heard my dd's friends talk about homosexual this and bi that. We've talked and talked but I feel like I'm just spinning in circles.

So I decided to nip it in the bud. I made the announcement last night that all kids are A-sexual, meaning they don't like anyone. And like religion (that's another subject we're going round and round with), you're not allowed to chose what you are until you're a teenager. The kids seemed satisfied and my 13 year old dd took that as an opportunity to announce that she was officially Straight and Christian!

We have some funny dinner table conversations LOL


I never said they weren't allowed to like anyone. I had my first crush at 5 (A neighbor boy) And my next big crush at 8 (My sister's bf Andrea) Did that make me Gay, Straight, or Bi? I didn't know or care. I was a kid.

The issue isn't me not wanting my kids to like other kids, but them feeling forced to identify their sexuality when they aren't ready too. My 5 year old can come home tomorrow and say she likes Suzie. I'll smile and say that's great. It doesn't make her a lesbian though. That is something that she has to decide when she's ready too and 5 isn't it.

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Mommytotwins44
by Member on Oct. 3, 2012 at 11:38 AM
Oh dear
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Stephanie329
by Platinum Member on Oct. 3, 2012 at 11:40 AM
Ah, the politics of children. Good luck.
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paganbaby
by Teflon Don on Oct. 3, 2012 at 11:40 AM

I didn't think it was that bad.

Quoting Mommytotwins44:

Oh dear


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Lizardannie1966
by on Oct. 3, 2012 at 11:41 AM

Pagan, I think you're adorable and ALWAYS look forward to your posts.

But you might want to rethink this.

EmilysMom2010
by Member on Oct. 3, 2012 at 11:42 AM
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Bwahahahahahahahahahahaha
Sounds good to me, but I would have said 16.
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paganbaby
by Teflon Don on Oct. 3, 2012 at 11:42 AM

I know! My 5 year old is in kinder and she's already getting in the mix, sigh...

Quoting Stephanie329:

Ah, the politics of children. Good luck.


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paganbaby
by Teflon Don on Oct. 3, 2012 at 11:43 AM

*Big smile*

But why??

Quoting Lizardannie1966:

Pagan, I think you're adorable and ALWAYS look forward to your posts.

But you might want to rethink this.


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Luv.My.Kidz
by on Oct. 3, 2012 at 11:44 AM
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I actually think that's a good thing to do! With my children I've told them (religion wise) that they can "study" whatever they choose. We follow more of the pagan way but my family and DF's family are DIEHARD Catholics (The type that cram it down your throat). and My kids are easily influenced. But I won't allow them to be influenced so I've been practicing more but allowing them to go with my family so they can see both sides equally. They have been doing rituals, spells, etc and told my mom so now my mom has been taking them less and told them that since they are more interested in Paganism and Wicca that they may just want to stay on "my side" of "Satanism" they laughed and said, "It's the natural life, and Christianity was based off of Paganism anyways Nonnie!" (nonnie is what they call my mom).

I've had my oldest 12 do research on Paganism and Christianity/Catholism. So he understands. I want my kids to make a solid decision... unlike me when I was younger.

paganbaby
by Teflon Don on Oct. 3, 2012 at 11:44 AM

Tempting, but I have a brand new teenager on my hands who would rebel LOL

Quoting EmilysMom2010:

Bwahahahahahahahahahahaha
Sounds good to me, but I would have said 16.


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lga1965
by on Oct. 3, 2012 at 11:47 AM

 I don't see anything wrong with Pagan's post. :-)

WHy should she "re-think" it?I see it as "tongue-in-cheek-" humorous , getting a point across in a light hearted way instead of being too serious.

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