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Alternative Prime says
Joel Diffendarfer says
Good answer, Monisajda.
Lisa HW says
I think some spouses feel ownership over the other in a similar, equally dysfunctional way... Excellent answer, Lisa HW.
Laura Schneider says
In total agreement.
I generally agree, but what if that adult, independent child later becomes disabled? What then are the responsibilities, if any, of the parent to the child?
Oooh, I love what you said, "If you have your own thoughts...you are only owned by yourself."
Ally LetsLive says
What beautiful thoughts! I've read them several times now. Thank you!
Benny Njuguna says
Haha! My parents were ALWAYS right. How annoying.
Great comment, smcopywrite.
I like your concept of being "responsible for" rather than "owning" your children. A very important distinction.
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Shahid Bukhari says
Fascinating perspective, Shahid Bukhari! Thanks for sharing it. I think the same applies to Christian children, and probably other faiths, too. I love your words about the parent and child co-owning each other meaning "belonging together".
Totally agree there!
I love what you wrote, "I think that begins with a relationship that is based on mutual respect and love". I totally agree. I also think that some people mistakenly feel they should totally control their children and form them to their own image.
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