Forcing My Kids to Kiss Adults (When They Don’t Feel Like It) Isn’t About Politeness Anymore

 - by lucie

As a victim of assault myself and a child who grew up more or less coerced into kissing every adult who demanded it, I know first-hand I did learn it’s inappropriate to refuse to be physical or polite with people who expect it from you. It has absolutely led to me being overly nice with people who were stepping all over my boundaries. I’m now 35, still trying to grapple with boundaries. So I urge you to read this wonderful article!