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A must-read. Women must be respected. Being physically and verbally abused is not ok. We should teach that as early as we can. I remember bullshit like this too. He hurts you because he has a crush on you. Thankfully, my mother is nothing like that. Those who admire the Grammy Award on Chris Brown, think again.
On a somewhat serious note today because of a conversation the other day:
I am sure every girl can recall, at least once as a child, coming home and telling their parents, uncle, aunt or grandparent about a boy who had pulled her hair, hit her, teased her, pushed her or committed some other playground crime. I will bet money that most of those, if not all, will tell you that they were told “Oh, that just means he likes you”. I never really thought much about it before having a daughter of my own. I find it appalling that this line of bullshit is still being fed to young children. Look, if you want to tell your child that being verbally and/or physically abused is an acceptable sign of affection, i urge you to rethink your parenting strategy. If you try and feed MY daughter that crap, you better…
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