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Ultra - Liberal Children

Discussion in 'Golden Eagles (age 50 or older as of 2019)' started by Mom/Grandma, Jun 30, 2020.

  1. Mom/Grandma

    Mom/Grandma New Member

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    Does anyone else have far-left adult children while you are more on the conservative side? How is it going for you? Any tips?
     
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  2. JackRT

    JackRT Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Be happy that they grew up so well?
     
  3. pdudgeon

    pdudgeon Traditional Catholic Supporter

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    Yes, I do. We've learned not to discuss lots of things, and basically stick to neutral topics.
     
  4. seeking.IAM

    seeking.IAM Episcopalian Supporter

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    Not me personally, but my parents do.^_^
     
  5. seeking.IAM

    seeking.IAM Episcopalian Supporter

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    Okay, I'll give you a more serious reply as the parent of 3 adult children who haven't always followed a path their father would have chosen for them. I know different parents have different approaches, but when my children became adults I treated them like adults. I stopped giving parental advice or direction unless they asked for it. My role of trying to influence their behavior is over unless I'm invited to do so. I remember how I would have felt at their age about unsolicited advice when I envisioned myself as a grown up capable of making my own decisions.

    I don't need to discuss our differences about their religion, politics, or choice of romantic partners. But, I'll talk about it honestly when asked. The end result is we're all great friends and no one is upset at Thanksgiving dinner.
     
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