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Deep13 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-24-09 05:49 PM
Response to Reply #41
42. Huh?
I'm at the office working on a major felony prosecution (the guy raped a child over and over). The subject matter is such that I have to take a break every so often so I don't puke. That's when I check DU.
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  -Child is afraid of church buildings RandySF  Sep-23-09 10:49 PM   #0 
  - Is he just afraid of large buildings?  armyowalgreens   Sep-23-09 10:50 PM   #1 
  - I don't think it's the size  RandySF   Sep-24-09 02:01 PM   #31 
  - High Gothic architecture can be intimidating  Rhythm   Sep-23-09 10:56 PM   #2 
  - They're very tall and imposing. nt  Captain Hilts   Sep-23-09 11:01 PM   #3 
  - Smart kid.  Odin2005   Sep-23-09 11:16 PM   #4 
  - Dude, the guy asked for no snark  WildEyedLiberal   Sep-24-09 03:15 AM   #12 
     - +1  Rhythm   Sep-24-09 08:20 AM   #21 
  - Is his name Damien?  newcriminal   Sep-23-09 11:16 PM   #5 
  - You beat me to it. n/t  Mad_Dem_X   Sep-24-09 05:28 PM   #40 
  - There's a good reason for that ... Churches are CREEPY!  Arugula Latte   Sep-24-09 12:33 AM   #6 
  - Kid has a 6th sense.  Robeson   Sep-24-09 12:37 AM   #7 
  - or possibly just 'sense.' n/t  Lance_Boyle   Sep-24-09 01:23 PM   #30 
  - Are they large churches? Imposing? Do they have frightening artwork where he can see it?  jobycom   Sep-24-09 12:53 AM   #8 
  - Praise his good sense?  LeftyMom   Sep-24-09 12:56 AM   #9 
  - "Please, no jokes about religion right now"  WildEyedLiberal   Sep-24-09 03:14 AM   #11 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-24-09 03:24 AM   #13 
        - You don't think you're projecting just a little here?  Bucky   Sep-24-09 04:07 AM   #16 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-24-09 04:10 AM   #17 
        - Stupidity is in the eye of the beholder.  rug   Sep-24-09 07:31 AM   #18 
        - Typical.  LeftyFingerPop   Sep-24-09 08:01 AM   #20 
           - That poster is very lonely.  VMI Dem   Sep-24-09 12:21 PM   #26 
           - Looks like I missed a real gem of wisdom  WildEyedLiberal   Sep-24-09 12:52 PM   #29 
  - How is he at museums?  rug   Sep-24-09 03:12 AM   #10 
  - I think children at that age can quite often have phobias that seem puzzling to us  RFKHumphreyObama   Sep-24-09 03:36 AM   #14 
  - Having survived raising a child, I'd advise not sweating it.  Bucky   Sep-24-09 04:05 AM   #15 
  - Seems like he associates churches with something harmful or traumatic.  Deep13   Sep-24-09 07:42 AM   #19 
  - does it generalize into other types of buildings  dembotoz   Sep-24-09 08:36 AM   #22 
  - Do you believe in reincarnation?  Sanity Claws   Sep-24-09 08:39 AM   #23 
  - That was my first thought too  MorningGlow   Sep-24-09 05:58 PM   #43 
  - Self-delete  Orrex   Sep-25-09 07:10 AM   #50 
     - Couldn't resist, could you?  Sanity Claws   Sep-25-09 07:25 AM   #52 
        - Point taken.  Orrex   Sep-25-09 07:32 AM   #53 
  - Could be one of a number of factors...  brendan120678   Sep-24-09 08:42 AM   #24 
  - Do any of the churches have smaller rear entrances?  Demoiselle   Sep-24-09 11:43 AM   #25 
  - You know I am trying VERY HARD not to be how about back entrances?  Taverner   Sep-24-09 12:22 PM   #27 
  - Reminds me of a movie  snooper2   Sep-24-09 12:30 PM   #28 
  - Wow, it's really impossible for people not to be snide, isn't it?  proteus_lives   Sep-24-09 03:17 PM   #32 
  - Yeah but make sure you keep an eye on them.  Deep13   Sep-24-09 04:03 PM   #34 
     - That's not how it works.  rug   Sep-24-09 04:30 PM   #36 
     - Well, I'm just saying that if the kid is afraid of churches...  Deep13   Sep-24-09 04:54 PM   #37 
        - No, I never did.  rug   Sep-24-09 05:11 PM   #38 
     - Following huh?  proteus_lives   Sep-24-09 05:37 PM   #41 
        - Huh?  Deep13   Sep-24-09 05:49 PM   #42 
  - Did something upset him at  frogmarch   Sep-24-09 03:45 PM   #33 
  - Fortunately, the problem is easily avoided.  Deep13   Sep-24-09 04:04 PM   #35 
  - I found a website that might help  Fleshdancer   Sep-24-09 05:19 PM   #39 
  - Dude, that was ME.  otherlander   Sep-24-09 09:40 PM   #44 
  - Interesting that you understood ancient execution tools at that age!  AlienGirl   Sep-25-09 05:21 AM   #49 
     - Well, they told us he died on the cross...  otherlander   Sep-26-09 10:34 AM   #58 
  - Are you sure it's the building and not general shyness/starting preschool?  wickerwoman   Sep-25-09 02:30 AM   #45 
  - Good kid. n/t  Jamastiene   Sep-25-09 03:19 AM   #46 
  - Find a smaller, "less churchy" church, and walk around it and then go in  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Sep-25-09 03:35 AM   #47 
  - It might be the noise factor. If you had to leave during services  msanthrope   Sep-25-09 05:06 AM   #48 
  - Perhaps you've answered this already elsewhere, but why a church?  Orrex   Sep-25-09 07:16 AM   #51 
  - Has he seen a horror movie set in a church?  Deep13   Sep-25-09 09:46 AM   #54 
  - Perhaps he's seen the giant "bloody-Jesus-on-a-cross"-type of ornamentation  LeftinOH   Sep-25-09 10:24 AM   #55 
  - It's actually quite simple.  darkstar3   Sep-25-09 06:42 PM   #56 
  - As a young adult I refused to go into a catholic church with my two catholic friends.  applegrove   Sep-25-09 08:05 PM   #57 
  - I remember being terrified of nuns as a child  FloridaJudy   Sep-26-09 01:15 PM   #59 

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