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2013-02-01 11:53:49 AM  
sundan
I'm going to go out on a limb here and guess that most everyone in this thread who is defending the kinky couple and advocating that the parent mind their own business, etc. doesn't have kids of their own. I may be wrong, but it's just a hunch. Explaining things like this to kids is never as simple as you make it sound.
That having been said I just have to know out of curiosity - where is your line? There have to be some kinds of behavior that are unacceptable in public and I just want to know what would finally cross that line for you? I personally find the behavior of the couple in question rude, selfish and attention whorish at best. I'm fine with whatever they want to do in their own home/bedroom/torture chamber and I don't care about the gay/lesbian thing either. But there's gotta be a line somewhere. Where's yours?

 - i am a parent
 - kids, in general, are never "simple"
 - if you find it rude (whatever the behavior) and you want your kids to know that, tell them - ("we don't do that here because....") My mother was a firm believer in "English in the living room, French in the bedroom"
  - i encouraged my son to ask directly, within my ear shot, and then speak to him after - ignoring other
people is a terrific way to grow up unprepared
  - of course, I did get called to the principles office when he was in the 3rd grade after he told a classmate "all about being gay" - turns out he said "its when two people like each other"

   the horror
 
2013-02-01 11:54:04 AM  
this thread:

p.twimg.com

you guys need to tone down the bigoted hate speech, and mind your own business

kudos on the cute couples with leashes and their fabulous choice of public displays of affection

you go girls!
 
2013-02-01 11:57:10 AM  

I drunk what: Savage Bacon: sundance1028: I'm going to go out on a limb here and guess that most everyone in this thread who is defending the kinky couple and advocating that the parent mind their own business, etc. doesn't have kids of their own. I may be wrong, but it's just a hunch. Explaining things like this to kids is never as simple as you make it sound.

ORLY?

FTA: "My four-year old daughter asked me why the lady was wearing a leash. I told her that she was pretending to be a dog and that the other lady was playing the owner. My daughter loves inventing her own play scenarios and easily accepted my explanation."

Sounds like it took all of 10 seconds. Must've been brutal.

yeah deceiving your kids is way more quicker and easier lulz

that's the best way to raise em

i'm ok you're ok, the next time you and your kids see some creepy old dude luring some small children into a van with candy, don't judge him just tell your kid that he is pretending to be an adult film director, and lulz at it

lolz lolz lulz


I don't see the deception; it's the truth - one of them is pretending to be the pet of the other one.

No need mention why they're doing it (the sexual thrill) until the kid understands the concept of sexual thrill.
 
2013-02-01 11:59:08 AM  

I drunk what: this thread:

[p.twimg.com image 600x448]

you guys need to tone down the bigoted hate speech, and mind your own business

kudos on the cute couples with leashes and their fabulous choice of public displays of affection

you go girls!


What the hell? This whole thread is about how we shouldn't tell people what to do, and here you are telling people what to do...
 
2013-02-01 12:05:31 PM  
Poop on her lawn.
 
2013-02-01 12:06:50 PM  
So, nothing more substantial than "I don't personally like it and that makes it rude, so they so they should stop it despite doing nothing either illegal or immoral."?

Phrasing it politely makes it no less bigoted, just civil.

"Hey, I don't mean to be rude - and please forgive me for intruding on your walk, but I'm desperately small minded and afraid of things that are different. My child doesn't understand and exhibiting some natural curiosity, so I need to convey to him that you're somehow bad, or wrong. Would you please not expose them to your preferences? Thanks, that would be just awesome."

It's legal and affects absolutely no one.
 
2013-02-01 12:07:38 PM  
pretty much good advice on how to respond to people who are inappropriately involving strangers in their own S/M play. He goes awry, however, when he implies that it's equivalent to the transgender mom.

If you're wearing the same clothes, and doing the same types of things that half of the population is doing, that is totally not equivalent to an explicitly sexual exercise in exhibitionism like walking around with a leash.

False equivalency aside, sure, go up and talk to them.
 
2013-02-01 12:11:41 PM  
What is the parent going to do when her kid sees a person of a different race for the first time and wants to know why their skin is a different color?  Is she going to ask them to go be black somewhere else?
 
2013-02-01 12:11:51 PM  
FTA: "I don't love having to explain S&M role-play to my four-year old."

I'm pretty sure you can just leave it at "they're playing pretend." 
A four year old isn't going to demand any further justification or explanation.
 
2013-02-01 12:12:29 PM  
sundance1028:  may be wrong, but it's just a hunch.

That having been said I just have to know out of curiosity - where is your line?


I have kids. 10 and 6.
They see mixed ethnic relationships, they see same sex relationships, they see happy couples, divorced couples, couples who are terrible to each other, etc.

I would treat this like i do most things they see.
What they are doing is between them and as long as they are not hurting each other or anyone else, then I will just hope they are happy together. I reinforce that they (my kids) do not have to act that way but when they get older those types of things might look different to them and they can come talk to me about anything they want. At that point they either go, "ok, Dad is cool with that." or they ask more questions. All of which I try to answer with a balance of intelligence, honesty, and age appropriateness.

Where is the line?
- Sexual Nudity in public. Nude beach or sunbathing who cares? Two folks getting undressed in the park to fark on a blanket, I might say something.
- Violence and Abuse: Yes, I interceded in obvious public domestic abuse or violent individuals. You just have to determine your risk as to whether you "call in" in help or speak up yourself.

When my kids see me ACT on something, they know I am dead serious that whatever that is is NOT ok in any way (based on my morals, beliefs, and decision-making). Otherwise, intelligent and heartfelt discussions rule the day.
 
2013-02-01 12:13:47 PM  

SkunkWerks: I drunk what: SkunkWerks: I drunk what: yeah deceiving your kids is way more quicker and easier lulz

Hey, it's why I'm raising mine Catholic.

http://instantrimshot.com/classic/?sound=rimshot

LOLZ

*highfivebro*

[sd.keepcalm-o-matic.co.uk image 600x700]


*fistsskunkwerks*

Gaseous Anomaly: I don't see the deception; it's the truth - one of them is pretending to be the pet of the other one.


yes i get it, and the old guy in the van is just pretending to be an adult film director, no harm, just innocent cute fun

Gaseous Anomaly: No need mention why they're doing it (the sexual thrill) until the kid understands the concept of sexual thrill.


oh don't worry about that, they will learn soon enough lulz

WhippingBoy: What the hell? This whole thread is about how we shouldn't tell people what to do, and here you are telling people what to do...


are you afraid of other people's lifestyles? don't be so bigoted with your hateful views
 
2013-02-01 12:14:22 PM  

mikefinch: I would not disagree with you. But it could have been dealt with much earlier and dealt with between adults. Captain Hindsight said so.


Now that you mention it, the article seems a bit ambiguous on that point. It may not have been this way, but as I read it, the first time the questioner actually saw the leash was with the kid present. Prior to that, it's just hearsay from the neighbor. Even if I'm inclined to approach the couple and ask them to behave more discreetly, I would have to see the questionable behavior first with my own two eyes. So as I view it, no chance to deal with it earlier between adults.

And to be honest - i dont think dealing with the kid is the big issue here. The issue is that some individuals were acting like deviants in public and we (as a culture) dont really learn how to deal with individuals like that in a healthy manner.

I'm not into that sort of lifestyle, but I view the whole thing pretty much at the "meh" end of the spectrum. As long as folks keep it within the parameters of safe, sane, and consensual (with the implication that that also covers complying with whatever's legal), I'm not sure I see it as something I have to "deal with." I would be comfortable telling my kid they're "playing" and leaving it at that (I would prefer "playing" rather than "pretending" on the basis that it may be more precise, but I wouldn't fault someone for coming up with "pretending" on the spur of the moment).
 
2013-02-01 12:15:19 PM  
Crazy farks like this can't be reasoned with. Either move, or off them. Unfortunately the latter holds dire consequences even though it shouldn't. Some people deserve it, and they get away with being alive day after day, ruining the Earth.
 
2013-02-01 12:16:22 PM  

dopekitty74: If you can't handle your kid asking Why? incessantly, you shouldn't be a parent.

You don't have to explain why that person likes it. I'm advocating teaching a child that everybody is different and different people like different things for different reasons. You can use foods or favorite colors as an example of conflicting tastes.

Ex. Ask child, what's your favorite treat? Child tells you, then you tell the child what your favorite treat is. You have a discussion about how my treat and your treat, while different are both perfectly acceptable, and that many other people will like different treats.


Im sure there are lots of great ways to explain it. Explaining it isnt really the big problem. I just wanted to point out that people are making it look sooooooo simple when... Its not. Its a weird thing to happen and any parent would have a bit of a fumble with it. I just don't like people acting like you can wave your wrist at that stuff and have kids just accept the simplified answers you give them.

It doesn't mean i have to tolerate every alternatively life-styled weirdo and their public fetish. I'm sure I can explain lots of stuff to my kids -- i don't think I as a parent should have to put up with people acting like douche bags in front of my kid just because they can.
 
2013-02-01 12:18:09 PM  

ringersol: A four year old isn't going to demand any further justification or explanation.


THIS^

has always been my experience with kids

/and people used to question the benefits of ritalin :D

and if they do ask, fark em, they should mind their own business
 
2013-02-01 12:22:29 PM  

Gaseous Anomaly: I don't see the deception; it's the truth - one of them is pretending to be the pet of the other one.


This. I thought the parent in TFA handled it perfectly. It's a game of make-believe that they enjoy (even if most adults do not).

End of explanation.
 
2013-02-01 12:22:32 PM  

dopekitty74: If you can't handle your kid asking Why? incessantly, you shouldn't be a parent.

You don't have to explain why that person likes it. I'm advocating teaching a child that everybody is different and different people like different things for different reasons. You can use foods or favorite colors as an example of conflicting tastes.


THIS^

if your kid asks why your neighbor is farking a goat, you just tell your kids that some people like pizza and other people like purple

whatever floats your boat

i'm ok you're ok
 
2013-02-01 12:22:53 PM  

I drunk what: WhippingBoy: What the hell? This whole thread is about how we shouldn't tell people what to do, and here you are telling people what to do...

are you afraid of other people's lifestyles? don't be so bigoted with your hateful views


Aren't people allowed to express bigoted views? The next time you see a Klan march, or a WBC demonstration, STFU and mind your own business.
 
2013-02-01 12:24:54 PM  

Mr_Fabulous: Gaseous Anomaly: I don't see the deception; it's the truth - one of them is pretending to be the pet of the other one.

This. I thought the parent in TFA handled it perfectly. It's a game of make-believe that they enjoy (even if most adults do not).

End of explanation.


i'm ok you're ok

why do people even have to discuss this? i thought we were making progress in this country, but if we have to stop and debate this stuff EVERYtime it happens, it's not really progress is it?

i am disappoint murrica

you'll get over it lulz
 
2013-02-01 12:25:06 PM  
i141.photobucket.com
 
2013-02-01 12:27:15 PM  

WhippingBoy: Aren't people allowed to express bigoted views?


not on this site

Hi Everybody,

Please remember that posting any thoughts contrary to the IB is verboten on Fark no matter how easy it is to find it online.  That includes pictures, websites and other information someone might use to point out what narrow minded douchebags they are. I know we all hate religious people and bad tippers (unless they vote democrat), but it's not like anything you post will make a difference anyway.

We appreciate your help.

/welcome to fark.jpg
 
2013-02-01 12:27:39 PM  
I'll take desperate cries for attention for $400, Alex.
 
2013-02-01 12:27:43 PM  

SkunkWerks: Debeo Summa Credo: These deranged freaks should have bricks thrown at them.

What if they also derive pleasure having bricks thrown at them?


Silk Specter: Hey, you remember that guy? The one who pretended to be a supervillain so he could get beaten up?
Night Owl: Oh, You mean Captain Carnage. Ha ha ha! He was one for the books.
Silk Specter : You're telling me! I remember, I caught him coming out of this jeweller's. I didn't know what his racket was. I start hitting him and I think "Jeez! He's breathing funny! Does he have asthma?"
Night Owl : Ha Ha Ha. He tried that with me, only I'd heard about him, so I just walked away. He follows me down the street in broad daylight, right? He's saying "Punish me! PUNISH ME!" I'm saying "No! Get lost!"
Silk Specter : Ha Ha Ha. What ever happened to him?
Night Owl : Well, he pulled it on Rorschach, and Rorschach dropped him down an elevator shaft.
 
2013-02-01 12:28:07 PM  

I drunk what: SkunkWerks: I drunk what: SkunkWerks: I drunk what: yeah deceiving your kids is way more quicker and easier lulz

Hey, it's why I'm raising mine Catholic.

http://instantrimshot.com/classic/?sound=rimshot

LOLZ

*highfivebro*

[sd.keepcalm-o-matic.co.uk image 600x700]

*fistsskunkwerks*

Gaseous Anomaly: I don't see the deception; it's the truth - one of them is pretending to be the pet of the other one.

yes i get it, and the old guy in the van is just pretending to be an adult film director, no harm, just innocent cute fun


You're probably trolling, but I'll ask anyway: are you seriously equating two women walking around with one on a leash to a sexual predator and pedophile?
 
2013-02-01 12:37:59 PM  

Savage Bacon: a sexual predator and pedophile?


p.twimg.com

WHOOOOA easy there chief bigot of them all, i already asked you nicely:

I drunk what: you guys need to tone down the bigoted hate speech, and mind your own business


you're probably trolling, but I'll ask anway: are you seriously discriminating against the lifestyle choices of two cute women vs. some cute old man?

you should mind your own business, good day sir!

you are going to look so stupid 40 years from now with your backwards and bigoted hate speech

i233.photobucket.com
 
2013-02-01 12:43:27 PM  
mikefinch - It doesn't mean i have to tolerate every alternatively life-styled weirdo and their public fetish. I'm sure I can explain lots of stuff to my kids -- i don't think I as a parent should have to put up with people acting like douche bags in front of my kid just because they can.

...actually, tolerance is a good thing and vastly overlooked in the argument about "rights" - I don't think your
being a parent has anything to do with someone else's legal behavior.
...i would posit that it isn't your kids having a problem - they likely have no reference to this at all - its you, the adult, who sees this and thinks "icky sexual stuff"

  no fault in that, but projecting you bias onto your kids assures they will either be just like you - or nothing like you when they rebel
 
2013-02-01 12:45:34 PM  

I drunk what: Savage Bacon: a sexual predator and pedophile?

[p.twimg.com image 600x448]

WHOOOOA easy there chief bigot of them all, i already asked you nicely:

I drunk what: you guys need to tone down the bigoted hate speech, and mind your own business

you're probably trolling, but I'll ask anway: are you seriously discriminating against the lifestyle choices of two cute women vs. some cute old man?

you should mind your own business, good day sir!

you are going to look so stupid 40 years from now with your backwards and bigoted hate speech

[i233.photobucket.com image 701x528]


Heh, trolling it is.

*joins in brofisting goodness*
 
2013-02-01 12:50:19 PM  

The Dangerous Toy: "Hey, I don't mean to be rude - and please forgive me for intruding on your walk, but I'm desperately small minded and afraid of things that are different. My child doesn't understand and exhibiting some natural curiosity, so I need to convey to him that you're somehow bad, or wrong. Would you please not expose them to your preferences? Thanks, that would be just awesome."


Its also the nonverbal equivalent of standing on the sidewalk screaming like a howler monkey.  Its rude. Just because what THEY are doing is legal doent stop it from being equally rude and inconsiderate. Imean -- screw the kids what if I as an adult dont want to have to see that crap when im sipping julips on my porch?

Its rude for them to do it in the first place -- why is it rude and bigoted of me to ask them to stop? I dont mind gay people - i could belive asking two gay men in a park to stop kissing would be rude. Asking a gay couple to stop makeing out hard then it might not be so rude. It may be fine and dandy but it still makes people uncomfertable and i think thats a boundry that we should try and respect. That peoples boundries are something to be considered and respected seems a lost concept.

Its legal and its not hurting anyone isnt a reason that you have to do it at noon instead of 9 in the evening.
 
2013-02-01 12:56:35 PM  
Of course, you could walk up to them and tell the they are naughty, very very naughty.

And they deserve to be punished.
 
2013-02-01 12:57:37 PM  
beerbraintrivia.com

You are different, and I hate you for it.
 
2013-02-01 01:05:35 PM  

what_now: (Last fall, my wife Pam was riding her bike sans helmet and a woman in an SUV pulled up, rolled down her window and said: "Did you forget your helmet or are you just stupid?"

She has a point.


No she doesn't.  Who is she anyway?

I would've said:  "Don't you know how to mind your own business, or are you just stupid.?"
 
2013-02-01 01:07:12 PM  
mikefinch:  "Just because what THEY are doing is legal ...It may be fine and dandy but it still makes people uncomfertable and i think thats a boundry that we should try and respect. That peoples boundries are something to be considered and respected seems a lost concept."

....try expanding your boundaries. and, maybe, ask yourself if seeing two young hetero hand-holding ppl kissing on the way home from the movies offends you as much as the scenario in this link. You've moved from "i am a parent" to "on the porch, sipping juleps". I suspect your issue is with sexuality you don't agree with (fine) and need to be protected from to keep you comfortable (sorry, no)
 
2013-02-01 01:10:48 PM  

HenryFnord: what_now: (Last fall, my wife Pam was riding her bike sans helmet and a woman in an SUV pulled up, rolled down her window and said: "Did you forget your helmet or are you just stupid?"

She has a point.

and you're in the wrong thread.


BOO
 
2013-02-01 01:21:15 PM  

serial_crusher: If your fetish involves eliciting a reaction from your unwitting neighbors, you're basically committing rape.
I'd say the best course of action is for everybody to totally ignore them, so they won't be able to get off on the thrill anymore.
Better yet, have everybody walk their significant others around on a leash.  Let these girls know they're just like all the other boring suburbanites, and their dog role play thing isn't "edgy" anymore.

/Also, let me know where this neighborhood is once that happens, so I can move there...


either you're an idiot or you've never met a victim of rape. but congratulations on the epic stupid.
 
2013-02-01 01:22:05 PM  
Farkin' boundaries! How do they work?
i0.kym-cdn.com
 
2013-02-01 01:33:59 PM  
This is about exhibitionism and possibly humiliation.  By its very definition, exhibitionism involves other people.  If there are no people to watch you, its pointless.  If you go to a fetish club, or even a downtown bar area at night where there's only adults, I'm fine with that.  If you involve my kid, that's when I have a problem.  If this has nothing to do with a sexual kink and these people are just being weird for the sake of it, I'm okay with that.  I actually thought the lady in the article was being fairly smart about it (tells kid they're just playing, wants to ask them to only do it after 9 pm rather than ask them not to do it at all), and the advice is pretty good too (they just want the attention).

If I did run across this with my kid, I would absolutely talk to my kid and try to explain it the best as I could. "Well, you see, when two people love each other very much, sometimes some people find that walking on a leash in public can be arousing to their genitalia."
 
2013-02-01 01:37:22 PM  
When my kids ask me questions like this, I just say some people are wierd and it is ok to be wierd.
 
2013-02-01 01:43:06 PM  

I drunk what: Savage Bacon: sundance1028: I'm going to go out on a limb here and guess that most everyone in this thread who is defending the kinky couple and advocating that the parent mind their own business, etc. doesn't have kids of their own. I may be wrong, but it's just a hunch. Explaining things like this to kids is never as simple as you make it sound.

ORLY?

FTA: "My four-year old daughter asked me why the lady was wearing a leash. I told her that she was pretending to be a dog and that the other lady was playing the owner. My daughter loves inventing her own play scenarios and easily accepted my explanation."

Sounds like it took all of 10 seconds. Must've been brutal.

yeah deceiving your kids is way more quicker and easier lulz

that's the best way to raise em

i'm ok you're ok, the next time you and your kids see some creepy old dude luring some small children into a van with candy, don't judge him just tell your kid that he is pretending to be an adult film director, and lulz at it

lolz lolz lulz




Are you for real? You look at the child and say " they wear it because they like too". How is two adults wearing a leash equal a predator? Get some perspective. They want to be edgy, so what, laugh point, ignore. It isn't hurting anbody. Nor is it forcing people into their kink. It's wearing a leash. Ffs
 
2013-02-01 01:57:19 PM  
How about telling your kid that what they do is none of anybody's damn business?  It's not.  MYOB.
 
2013-02-01 02:01:31 PM  

parasol: ..i would posit that it isn't your kids having a problem - they likely have no reference to this at all - its you, the adult, who sees this and thinks "icky sexual stuff"

no fault in that, but projecting you bias onto your kids assures they will either be just like you - or nothing like you when they rebel


I would posit that its the duty of the parent to recognize what is inappropriate for their children and react appropriately to protect their child from that influence.

Its not so much its icky, and sexual -- its that they are using those two things to draw inappropriate attention to themselves from parties who aren't exactly the most consensual of participants. Sorry if i don't want kids around people like that. I just dont think that set of traits points to someone who is going to be responsible and trustworthy around them. Drama breeds drama.

And wtf is this crap about not projecting your biases onto your child? Raising a child without imprinting yourself deeply upon their personality is like making a grape free raisin. It cant be done and trying to do so is foolish. Why would anyone want to raise a child and not form them a bit in your image? To correct their own parents mistakes and to preserve the things they instilled in you that you yourself value? Isnt that kinda what the whole haveing kids thing is about?
 
2013-02-01 02:07:24 PM  
If they do this regularly, I would be tempted to

A) carry doggy treats (tootsie rolls or something) with me just in case I ran into them.
B)  Carry some religious tracts about lesbianism, figuring that since we aren't respecting what our neighbors are exposed to and all that.

I think the doggie treats would be more fun.
 
2013-02-01 02:09:23 PM  

KrispyKritter: either you're an idiot or you've never met a victim of rape. but congratulations on the epic stupid.


Crushers language might be an enormous stretch, but the idea that dragging other people into your sex thing whether they like it or not is kinda discomforting.
 
2013-02-01 02:09:51 PM  
There is no argument here that can't be equally applied to "vanilla" same sex couples exercising their legal freedoms in public. Or mixed race couples, or people that wear any other clothing someone finds offensive.

And it's all equally provincial bigotry.

"I don't like you dressing like a vampire in public, especially because I think its roots are sexual in nature and you're deriving pleasure from your behaviour . It scares me and I need to make certain that my children understand that they should be afraid of it too. If you must express yourself legally, can't you at least do it after dark when they can't see you?"
 
2013-02-01 02:12:28 PM  

mikefinch: It cant be done and trying to do so is foolish.


I can think of a lot of things we'd have never accomplished with that attitude.  Rule of law, for one thing...
 
2013-02-01 02:17:52 PM  
happybabysolutions.com
 
2013-02-01 02:39:43 PM  

mikefinch: dopekitty74: If you can't handle your kid asking Why? incessantly, you shouldn't be a parent.

You don't have to explain why that person likes it. I'm advocating teaching a child that everybody is different and different people like different things for different reasons. You can use foods or favorite colors as an example of conflicting tastes.

Ex. Ask child, what's your favorite treat? Child tells you, then you tell the child what your favorite treat is. You have a discussion about how my treat and your treat, while different are both perfectly acceptable, and that many other people will like different treats.

Im sure there are lots of great ways to explain it. Explaining it isnt really the big problem. I just wanted to point out that people are making it look sooooooo simple when... Its not. Its a weird thing to happen and any parent would have a bit of a fumble with it. I just don't like people acting like you can wave your wrist at that stuff and have kids just accept the simplified answers you give them.

It doesn't mean i have to tolerate every alternatively life-styled weirdo and their public fetish. I'm sure I can explain lots of stuff to my kids -- i don't think I as a parent should have to put up with people acting like douche bags in front of my kid just because they can.


I'm sorry you think you shouldn't have to put up with people acting like douche bags in front of your kid.  But if you take your kid out in public, you do.  It's not your choice any more.

But a couple out with a leash is no more offensive than a couple out holding hands.  They're not being douche bags.  Yes, they're being publicly affectionate.  No, it's not at a level that you have a right to stop them.  And It's your problem that you're offended, not theirs.  It's your problem that you have to explain something to your crotchfruit, not theirs.  They didn't ask your crotchfruit to walk down the public street, did they?  No, you did that.

Now, a young kid will accept the "they're playing pretend" explanation reasonably well, and it's essentially accurate.  If the kid asks for more information, like what they're playing, you can simply say "I don't know" since that's also accurate if you haven't asked the couple about the specifics of their relationship.  And it is VERY healthy for a kid to understand that you don't actually know everything, and can't answer every question.  Trying to answer everything by making up explanations is setting the kid up for a nasty shock when it realizes you were lying.
 
2013-02-01 02:50:37 PM  

miss diminutive: Twitch Boy: Punch him in the face.

Reread the headline and article, it's a lesbian couple.

FTA: But I don't love having to explain S&M role-play to my four-year old...

Can we all just officially conclude that "I don't want to have to take time to explain your actions to my offspring so just stop doing what I don't like" is a pathetically lazy and worthless argument? It's your damn kid, take responsibility for raising them and answering their questions about the world they're in instead of thrusting the responsibility on others to alter their behaviour to fit your particular idea of what the world should be.

/the woman is clearly an AW anyway, so who cares?


Dude, IT'S A FARKING FOUR YEAR OLD! A four year old isn't supposed to know about sex.
 
2013-02-01 02:55:20 PM  
I was so looking forward to a Spentmiles entry.
 
2013-02-01 02:56:02 PM  

Baelz: There are plenty of BDSM events to take them out on a leash, where people are voluntarily submitting themselves to witness things that push the envelope of normal human behavior. Your neighbors, ya not so much and that kind of play is considered BORK


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2013-02-01 02:57:16 PM  

Bontesla: You should throw the leashed girlfriend a bone.


HARD!

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