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I Dont Think We Should Use Kids As Weapons

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    Why Would Anyone Use A Child As A Threat To Its Parent

    I cannot for the life of me understand how any parent could use their child as a threat against the other parent. I understand people get angry,frustrated,against an ex but to use their child..what love is that ?My youngest son became a father at 17, he and his ex tried...
    thenunn thenunn 51-55 May 4, 2012

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    Its Not Right.

    to many people use kids as a weapon and it isnt right. kids have a right to see both there parents and a right to make there own judgements of there parents too. and its not right. i had to endure hours of listening to both my parents slagging off each other to me and my...
    jossiemarie jossiemarie 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 28, 2008

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    I Know

    I know a man who is miserable with his crazy wife but he's terrified of her, she uses their son as a weapon, and now she is pregnant with a daughter, and everytime they have a fight she tells him the baby is not his. Poor confused guy.
    justjudyblue2 justjudyblue2 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 2, 2008

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    Weak

    I believe using someone else, not just kids, as weapons is weak and speaks volumes of a person's character. Fight your own battles by yourself, sheesh!
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 26, 2011

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    However...

    I do reserve the right to open up a can of my daughter's fiery Leo temper on your *** if you **** me off.  I wield her well.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 24, 2008

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