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I have had to explain to family members that I allow my children to share physical affection only when it feels safe for them. Teaching a child that they must comply with an adults demand for affection tells them that they do not have sovereignty over their own bodies and leaves them vulnerable to sexual predators, IMHO.
She said this politely so I'm just going to say

My advice may not be appropriate for you. That's ok. You are just fine how you are and I am the right kind of me.

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