We Don't Use The Word At Home.

We are not a religeous family. I teach my young children morals,ethics and respect and awe for life and existance in general. As such,the word 'hate' is close to blasphemy in our household. There are other ways to express dislike or disapproval for something. My kids are expected to explore their feelings and vocab and come up with something more constructive. Actual real hate is not an emotion I've ever felt and one that I dearly hope my chidren never know either. Real hate comes from deep deep and unresoved pain. I don't wish that on anybody.
rustyfrog rustyfrog
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1 Response Jan 21, 2013

<p>&nbsp;<p>"I teach my young children morals,ethics and respect and awe for life and existance in general." <br />
Beautiful! I don't hear that often! <br />
"My kids are expected to explore their feelings and vocab and come up with something more constructive." <br />
Again, that seems very good to me! <br />
I guess we can understand those who have not known real love, but who have known real hate, and who, maybe, use that word often. Tell me how you speak, and I may tell you who you are, what you've known.</p><p></p>

Thanks Karll! That last sentence is a beauty!
For those never having known the safety of real love I agree,the emotion of hate may fill that void. Hurt,fear and pain may be poured into the power of that emotion. (Love and hate being two sides of the same coin). That any one should have to be there at all,that is a true tragedy. Maybe it is part of why I don't like to see the word used flippantly..
I hope you don't mind Karll,I am going to add you to my 'circle' here..take care!

I don't mind at all, it's an honor! I'll do the same. It's a pleasure to exchange with you! Good night!