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If you could travel back in time, what would you tell your 10-year-old self?Submitted By [ profile] madamelafarge

They're going to send you to Christian School in a couple of years.  PUT YOUR FOOT DOWN.  Refuse to go. Temper tantrums if you have to - take the spanking and throw another tantrum!  Believe me, if you can convince them that you will NOT attend, you will be happier in the long run.  NOTHING.  And I repeat - NOTHING GOOD comes of that year.

Date: 2011-09-08 05:44 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
yeah, I think given the choice I would have skipped out on Catholic school myself. *hug*

Date: 2011-09-08 09:23 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
It wasn't until five years had passed since schools had morning Lord's Prayer readings (" We will now stand for...") before my old man told me that he would have backed me up if I'd openly refused to cooperate. I mean, the Jehovah's Witness kid got to go stand in the hall 'til it was over...

I'd be curious to hear of what they'd tried to ram down your throat...

Date: 2011-09-09 02:11 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Here's a sample - I was about eight years old when my parents made me sit in a darkened church and watch this movie with the rest of the congregation:

And this one when I was about nine or ten:

Date: 2011-09-09 02:25 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
find a new family!! These people are f*****!

Date: 2011-09-09 03:22 pm (UTC)


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