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JitterbugPerfume Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-23-11 10:11 AM
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15. love and support her in whatever she decides to do
Edited on Sat Apr-23-11 10:14 AM by JitterbugPerfume
my daughter had a child at 16 and she was always a good and loving mom but I know that having the child is not always the best decision
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  -What would you do if your daughter came home pregnant? TheCanadianLiberal  Apr-23-11 01:21 AM   #0 
  - What would I do? I would just be there. No recriminations, no yelling  ScreamingMeemie   Apr-23-11 01:34 AM   #1 
  - Ask what they want and work with it.  freshwest   Apr-23-11 01:35 AM   #2 
  - It's probably important to him if you're just there to listen, in a calm and nonjudgmental way.  Rhiannon12866   Apr-23-11 03:22 AM   #3 
  - Awww  kimi   Apr-23-11 03:38 AM   #4 
  - shei s no longer the kid. she has stepped into adulthood. that would be how i address it  seabeyond   Apr-23-11 08:28 AM   #5 
  - choice  pootbutta   Apr-23-11 08:39 AM   #6 
     - i agree. depending on the home environment and how the kid was raised  seabeyond   Apr-23-11 08:46 AM   #7 
     - choice.  alphafemale   Apr-23-11 09:05 AM   #11 
        - absolutely. i have made clear to my boys  seabeyond   Apr-23-11 09:27 AM   #14 
  - As the father of daughters, I give this matter some thought  OmahaBlueDog   Apr-23-11 08:47 AM   #8 
  - excellent points and like all the approach but 7. do the sons parents get to come up with derisive  seabeyond   Apr-23-11 08:50 AM   #9 
     - Thanks. There is one other important thing I forgot to mention  OmahaBlueDog   Apr-23-11 09:11 AM   #12 
        - so agree. my parents did not talk sex at all. on vacation, sittin outside in cafe, father told me  seabeyond   Apr-23-11 09:26 AM   #13 
        - Daughters and sons need to hear that.  Gormy Cuss   Apr-23-11 10:27 AM   #18 
  - Be glad that she felt comfortable coming home - and then hold her and comfort her.  HopeHoops   Apr-23-11 08:56 AM   #10 
  - love and support her in whatever she decides to do  JitterbugPerfume   Apr-23-11 10:11 AM   #15 
  - dupe  JitterbugPerfume   Apr-23-11 10:11 AM   # 
  - dupe  JitterbugPerfume   Apr-23-11 10:11 AM   #16 
  - 11 years ago, my unmarried, 17 year-old stepdaughter found out she was pregnant.  Aristus   Apr-23-11 10:20 AM   #17 
  - Call MTV...STAT!  PassingFair   Apr-23-11 10:42 AM   #19 
  - Easy. I'd be supportive. n/t  AngryOldDem   Apr-23-11 11:01 AM   #20 
  - The best advice that I can give you vis a vis your friend is ...  david13   Apr-23-11 05:53 PM   #21 
  - Make her a doctor's appointment.  Arkansas Granny   Apr-23-11 05:54 PM   #22 
  - I'd wonder how in the hell I got a daughter, and how the hell  Moondog   Apr-23-11 06:30 PM   #23 
  - It would never happen because I discussed birth control with her early on.  AtomicKitten   Apr-23-11 07:15 PM   #24 

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