Answering ‘Preparing To Be A Help Meet’ – Appropriate Touching?

Answering ‘Preparing To Be A Help Meet’ – Appropriate Touching? December 16, 2015

AnsweringAnother installment of giving better answers to the questions asked at Debi Pearl’s site message board for the book ‘Preparing To Be A Help Meet’. Many young ladies ask questions on all sorts of different subjects brought up by the book. There was just one big problem, many of the answers stray into either the outright bad and emotionally unhealthy to dangerous. Yes, typical Debi Pearl borderline abusive. Here’s what we’re going to be doing here at NLQ. Every week, once or twice a week, I’ll be posting up one of the questions from the message board and ask you, our readers, to answer that poor soul’s question in a way that is logical, rational and the best possible solution, in other words 180 degree turn from Debi and friends answers. As always  all spelling and grammar in the posting is unchanged from the original author.

On to today’s question.

Appropriate touching?

Hi, I had a question I had been thinking about quite a bit, and was hoping for some answers. I’m wondering what’s appropriate for a 16 year old girl…First of all I trust my dad, TOTALLY and COMPLETELY! He’s such an amazing dad. I’m a daddys girl (not user name:) LOL. Anyway, I was kinda wondering what was okay and what wasn’t. Once a friend made a comment about me sitting on my dads lap. I don’t think she thought it was good. Is it wrong to full body hug your dad? Should i do side hugs? Sometimes if my baby brother wets the bed (he sleeps with me) and my moms already left, I’ll climb in my dads dry bed. I’m honestly just really curious if thats okay? Whats appropriate with a 12 year old brother? Uncles? Grandpas? Cousins? Any thoughts?:)

For once the people answering aren’t giving horrible answers, they’re saying things like a 16  year old sitting in a parents lap is likely not a good thing. What would you advise?

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