Recently in my neighborhood, several kids got in trouble for kissing.  A seven year old girl kissed a four year old boy.  The boy got in trouble with his Daddy, but I'm not sure if the girl received a  punishment or not.  This is not the first time this girl has kissed a boy in the neighborhood.  My daughter is seven and I have drilled it into her head she is not to be kissing any boys (to which she told me, "I wouldn't...I'm too scared to kiss one"  not exactly the answer I was looking for but I'll take it).  She is only allowed to kiss Mommy, Daddy, her brother and the dog (she threw in that last one).  It strikes me that the actions of this other seven year old girl are inappropriate.  She is new to the area and I haven't met her parents.  I'm thinking my daughter shouldn't be thinking of kissing boys until she is 12-13 years old.  Thoughts?

Views: 3226

Replies to This Discussion

What would make me concerned is that Kissy Girls home life?
She saw something that makes her think this kissing the boys is ok. Or maybe something is happening to the Kissy girl that shouldnt be happening. You know what I mean?

You are on the money in my opinion with the age for kissing 12-13 years old. Just keep that shotgun cleaning kit handy for when the boys start coming around. ;)
Dutchman,
I completely agree with your thoughts (both about the 'strange goings-on' and the shot gun :) I'm not sure if Kissy girl has older siblings or what. I am sure that my daughter will not be going over to their house any time soon.
It is OK for children to kiss when they are no longer children.

High School, preferably at least a sophomore (14-15).
Well the bible say wait till marriage and I think that those children have a lack of supervision. I wouldn't aloud my children til at least 18 years old.
Well the bible say wait till marriage

Where?
Yeah, well, I'm feeling pretty feisty today. :)
I would say its depending on the form of the kiss.

Dont think its unheard of that a 7 year old girl may kiss a four year old boy just because she thinks him cute&cuddly or something - but if its french kissing with tounge and the whole shebang, its quite a bit over the top.

No own experience with daughters, but I have several nieces and I occasionally find them somewhat strange in behavoural patterns for a non girl parent.

Not that they misbehave in any sort, but they are just strange...

(Disclaimer: I have english as a second language, and may not be clued in, as to the useage of the term kissing).
I don't think there is an "age" threshold so much as there is a maturity one. That being said, I tend to agree that somewhere around 15 is a good ball-park age, if they must.

Of course that's for others' kids! My own daughter won't be allowed to even look at a boy until she's 22 and I'll greet any boy who comes over before that at the door wearing full camo and honing a field knife!

In seriousness, my wife told me she read somewhere that the stronger the bond a girl has with her father, the later they seem to be interested in other boys, so I am really working on that relationship thing!

RSS

Latest Activity

David R. added a discussion to the group Stop me if you've heard this one
Thumbnail

Trojans

I have been tempted to buy a package of Trojan (super-size) condoms -- even though I certainly don't need them -- just to see the reaction of the clerk when I check out.  ;)See More
32 minutes ago
Heath Edward O'Donnell replied to Heath Edward O'Donnell's discussion Gaming and Proper Social Actions
"Mainly comes when there is a change towards mainstream for the fandom. D&D took off hugely in the last 3 years thanks to Game of Thrones, Critical Role, and other shows that have vastly increased the number of people getting into the hobby. Same…"
1 hour ago
Sir replied to Heath Edward O'Donnell's discussion Gaming and Proper Social Actions
"I can't imagine excluding newbies.  Maybe there are others that find it natural."
2 hours ago
Lumberjoe replied to Heath Edward O'Donnell's discussion Gaming and Proper Social Actions
"Understandably? Why understandably? I can think of plenty of sub-cultures in similar situations that nonetheless welcome noobies so long as the latter demonstrate a certain respect in regards to the sub-culture itself."
2 hours ago
David F. replied to Brad's discussion I've lost a lot of weight! How should I expect my life to change?
"I have always been on the skinny side.  I just end up with an extra layer on.  It may just be a simple fact that you need a few extra layers. As to friends drifting away.  I hit that when my son was born.  All my friends did not…"
3 hours ago
Pale Horse replied to Heath Edward O'Donnell's discussion Gaming and Proper Social Actions
"+1 There is also, understandably, a culture of exclusion in most fandom-type groups, against great numbers of incoming "fans." Nobody wants their hobby invaded by poseurs and wannabes. This is exacerbated when those wannabes not only think…"
3 hours ago
Lumberjoe replied to Heath Edward O'Donnell's discussion Gaming and Proper Social Actions
"I admit I don't know anything about that. But the movie, on its own, was simply terrible. Not terrible because it was cramming feminism down anyone's throat, though, because IMO that never happened at any point in the movie. It was just…"
4 hours ago
Jack Bauer replied to Heath Edward O'Donnell's discussion Gaming and Proper Social Actions
"With GB, the politics was in the choice of director and the casting, and in the extra-curricular statements and press. Not in the script. Mostly. It certainly wasn't an "assumption", though. It was said outright. JB"
4 hours ago

© 2017   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service