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Stranger danger?

(6 Posts)
lisad123everybodydancenow Tue 02-Apr-13 11:41:54

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

NotTreadingGrapes Tue 02-Apr-13 08:20:42

Xpost with lisa. smile

NotTreadingGrapes Tue 02-Apr-13 08:20:05

It's what people used to do.

Sadly.

Now it's only what paedos do.

<misses point of ParentPort and exits stage left>

OP- 2 yr olds attract attention because they're lovely. Nice people talk to 2 yr olds because they're nice people.

Do try and remember that about 99.9% of abuse goes on within a family- it's unlikely to be some nice old man in the street who chats to Junior.

lisad123everybodydancenow Tue 02-Apr-13 08:18:54

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ParadiseChick Tue 02-Apr-13 08:17:03

I don't think you're obliged to tell him not to speak to anyone, it's nice, it's what people do.

mumwifeteacher Mon 01-Apr-13 22:13:45

When do we teach our children about strangers and not to talk to everyone they meet. I have a 2 and a half year old who attracts lots of attention and he talks to anyone and everyone. This is starting to concern me.

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