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To have watched 50 Shades Of Grey with DD?

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BluePresent Tue 19-Jul-16 19:12:53

DD is 16, we recently purchased 50 Shades Of Grey from the Sky box set. I watched it with her, wasn't an issue. Then DH comes in shouting and telling me that it is inappropriate and definitely doesn't approve... Who is BU?

pinkyredrose Tue 19-Jul-16 19:16:07

It's definitely inappropriate as it gives a very skewed, dangerous and downright wrong view of bdsm lifestyle, for that reason alone I wouldn't let a teenager watch it.

LineyReborn Tue 19-Jul-16 19:17:36

You are unreasonable.

reader77 Tue 19-Jul-16 19:17:38


gamerchick Tue 19-Jul-16 19:17:43

At least it wasn't shameless, my then 18 yr old made me sit through that. My arse sweated until season 4.

50 shades is a bit rubbish anyway and maybe throw up a decent conversations about life and relationships?

BluePresent Tue 19-Jul-16 19:18:57

What is the issue though? confused

ManicMechanic Tue 19-Jul-16 19:19:40

Did you discuss with her the fact that the woman is in an abusive relationship?

MrsTerryPratchett Tue 19-Jul-16 19:20:09

I don't know. Was it part of a conversation about consent and boundaries? Because if not YABVVVVVVVVU.

Lunar1 Tue 19-Jul-16 19:20:09

You obviously know there is an issue otherwise why start a thread asking?

Pearlman Tue 19-Jul-16 19:20:44

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BluePresent Tue 19-Jul-16 19:20:58

Because I didn't think there was an issue, my DH did

MollyTwo Tue 19-Jul-16 19:21:12

Oooh look at you all so cool and liberal biscuit

FuckJeffGoldblumMan Tue 19-Jul-16 19:22:42

It's just a shitty film. I've seen it just coz everyone was on about it. It's shit

She's old enough to know it's a film and not real or something to follow unless she's the type that watched Tom and Jerry and believed she was a mouse or cat after it 😂

MrsTerryPratchett Tue 19-Jul-16 19:23:03

Sooo disingenuous... Was the issue the sex (don't care) or the abuse, lack of consent and worrying portrayal of BDSM?

Fourormore Tue 19-Jul-16 19:24:09

What certificate is it?

BluePresent Tue 19-Jul-16 19:24:31

It's an 18

myownprivateidaho Tue 19-Jul-16 19:25:09

No, at 16, I don't think this is a big deal tbh. And for all the posturing about 50sog, I don't think it promotes a worse model than most Hollywood movies. It's just that people don't like it when male dominance is portrayed in a way that turns women on rather than in a way that is designed to appeal to men.

spanky2 Tue 19-Jul-16 19:25:31

Or was it because the film is abit shit? It is time that she'll never get back.

OfficiallyUnofficial Tue 19-Jul-16 19:26:05

Watching soft porn with your mum eeewwww.

Your DH is right.

Pearlman Tue 19-Jul-16 19:28:08

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Spottyladybird Tue 19-Jul-16 19:28:19

Films are certificated for a reason. However, I think parents can decide to ignore this to a certain extent but you should have perhaps discussed it with your DH first.

Muddlingthroughtoo Tue 19-Jul-16 19:28:26

I doubt I'd feel comfortable watching this film with my mother and I'm 37! 😳

Pearlman Tue 19-Jul-16 19:30:07

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alltoomuchrightnow Tue 19-Jul-16 19:30:50

yuk no! Anastasia mentions fisting!! I could not watch this with my mother! plus it's crap

BillThePony Tue 19-Jul-16 19:30:54

My dd wanted to see it at the cinema, she went with a friend because I refused to watch it with her.

We had a chat about it but she mainly found it ridiculous.

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