dimmented: First of all, let me say how proud I am of you. I admire your courage for standing up for yourself. It's people like you the world needs more of. I have found in my lifetime<quoted text>
Thank you Bo-Tie!!!! I totally agree 1000%! I wish more people believed what WE believed in. I know aweful parents with children they don't properly take care of. Letting their drugs & alcohol do their parenting for them. The spouse taking it in fear. I know those parents need much support. But many times those spouses who stick up for the bad spouse, when he/she don't want the help..it's just as much that person's fault as the other one's fault. It's a shame when someone tries to help, but gets shunned. And as for sex offenders being parents, they cannot. They cannot be trusted at all. The child was victimized by that person, & the child needs someone to stand up for that child. If the other parent doesn't stand up, the child learns not to respect even that parent that does NOT stand up for him/her. I was in that situation, & I stood up. I had to learn to be a good parent BY MYSELF! I never had anyone of value to teach me. Everyone who surrounded me were AWEFUL parenting role models. And the mistakes they made have been my not to do things. And I did the opposite, & my kids can be awesome! Of course all children have their bad moments! They cannot be perfect 24/7. But they're not into dating at young ages or disrespectful!
that people change. Sadly enough, for the worst most of the time. You are who you are inside. People can change on the outside, but most hide behind their true self. It's ashame that this happens, but it show one's true character. I guess i'm different than most. You never have a second chance to make a first impression with me. I've always considered myself a good judge of character. I can see through most people. If you watch close when talking with people, you can tell right away. You keep doing what you're doing and life will treat you well. Never stop beleiving in yourself and always try to leave someone better than you found them. The first word in memory is "ME". If I don't take care of me, no one else will..That's why I love life and make sure I treat people the way I want to be treated. "It's not what happens in life, it's how we react that counts"....Have a wonderful day...Smile, someone loves you !!!