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What have you ever lied to your child/ teenager about and why?

  1. FreezeFrame34 profile image76
    FreezeFrame34posted 6 years ago

    What have you ever lied to your child/ teenager about and why?

  2. profile image71
    win-winresourcesposted 6 years ago

    Hi Freeze-

    This has been a pretty hot topic on the hubpages lately.

    My answer remains the same. Lying devalues both the liar and the person being lied to.  It also teaches that lying is ok, and an acceptable way to deal with people.

    In answer to your question:  No, I never lied to my child, teenager or otherwise.  There is absolutely nothing worth breaking their trust with dishonesty.

    -DW

  3. FreezeFrame34 profile image76
    FreezeFrame34posted 6 years ago

    win-winresources, you are so right! I hear parents say all that time that they want to protect and not let their kids know the truth. My parents were honest with me and I plan on being honest with my child. I am not proud of everything I have done in my life, but I am not going to lie to sugar coat it either. I want them to trust that I will always tell the truth, no matter what! Thanks for answering!

  4. flacoinohio profile image81
    flacoinohioposted 6 years ago

    I have lied to my son about adult matters concerning child abuse when my son listened in on a conversation betwen my wife and I behind closed doors after our son was put to bed.  I had a family member that had passed away and during the wake one of my siblings confronted a family member for that person's role in childhood abuse to three members of my family to include my self.  My mother who was part of this abuse came to the aid of the family member being confronted and everyone involved with that confronation was asked ot leave the wake.  Both my son and I were near the people involved in the incident and he heard a good portion of what was said during the incident and my conversation with my wife about the incident.  He felt he was responsible for the incident, because my sibling was holding him when the person that had abused us wanted to hold my son.  My sister would not let this person hold him and she was offended by her refusal.  For a six year old is is astounding what he comprehends.  He understood that they were talking about his other grandmother and that what they were saying was not nice.  He also understood what they were talking about and that his daddy was abused by these two people.  I do not want my six year old understanding any part of a conversation that involves him knowing that his grandmother and other members of my family intentionally hurt one another.  My son does not need to know the type of child hood I actually had at the age of six.  You bet I lied to him about this situation, but I consider this an extreme situation.  I do not condone lying to my children unless I feel that I need to protect the innocence of a child.

  5. bettynj profile image39
    bettynjposted 5 years ago

    My baby daughter is about 2 years old. She is naughty.
    When she is sitting on the cold groud, I told her  Xxnn would bite her.
    When she does not sleep on time,I turned off the lights and told her there was a power cut. 
    Sometimes she does not listen to my words and she is a baby,
    I do not have other better method and I have to make a white lie.

 
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