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If your child decides to become a soldier,do you support or protest?

  1. mahmud11557 profile image60
    mahmud11557posted 5 years ago

    If your child decides to become a soldier,do you support or protest?

  2. Elderberry Arts profile image96
    Elderberry Artsposted 5 years ago

    I would be unhappy and would explain to them why but if they were certain it was what they wanted then I would do my best to support them. Ultimately it is their choice to make about their lives, not mind.

  3. JimTxMiller profile image78
    JimTxMillerposted 5 years ago

    A parent's role is to be supportive. Ultimately, every individual must stand on their own decisions.

  4. profile image0
    JThomp42posted 5 years ago

    I would not be happy of course. But, they are of legal age to make their own decisions. It is not appropriate I think to tell your child to do as I say, not as I do or have done in such choices in life.

  5. duffsmom profile image60
    duffsmomposted 5 years ago

    I would be scared but proud, if that makes any sense. I would talk to my child and be sure this was not a snap decision. Ultimately, my job as the child's mother would be to support their effort--despite how hard it would be for me personally.

    1. mahmud11557 profile image60
      mahmud11557posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Military career as very challenging,when deployed on the battlefield,the soldiers will kill or be killed.Is this career worth to our children?

    2. duffsmom profile image60
      duffsmomposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Nothing is worth our children being killed. But if an adult child wants to join, as a parent we cannot stop them, only support and love them.

 
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