Why It’s Sometimes Ok to Be Rude

4 thoughts on “Why It’s Sometimes Ok to Be Rude”

  1. I agree with this post!

    I have a medyo manyakis uncle and I saw him asked my preteen daughter to kiss him (on the cheeks). I was OK with the first instance because my kids only see my relatives once a year (we live abroad). But, I told my daughter after the first incident that if my uncle calls for her, she can just say “hi” or smile.

    Sounds rude but, I know my uncle and his extramarital affairs.

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    1. Sorry to hear that some family members are like that, but happy to know that you are empowered to protect your children. When I know I’m about to offend a family member because of this, I tell myself that it’s ok. They may dislike me, but I’m pretty sure they will never hate my child. It’s a price I’m willing to pay for them to learn bodily autonomy.

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