Concern Wright
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Anonymous. ....... "Are you still a virgin"  The very question might make you cower!  After all, in many places a youth who is a virgin is likely to be viewed as a curiosity,  an oddball.  No wonder so many young people have sex before they're out of there teens.

However, being the victim of unrelenting teasing … Read more

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Anonymous....... Only God's Kingdom Will End All Prejudice,

While Bible knowledge can help to control and root out strong emotions, there are two other elements that must be dealt with before  prejudice can be completely eliminated.  First,  there is sin and human imperfection.  The Bible plainly  states:  "There is no man that does not sin".  So … Read more

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No,  there is nothing wrong with being a single parent.  However it might be a good idea to have good support from perhaps a trusted friend or relative.  Weigh the pros and cons,  why not make a list of people whom you can call on for help when needed, whether for child care,  transportation, home … Read more

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Anonymous....  It might be wise for you to not do anything that would cause your father to turn you over his knee and smack your bare bottom.  It is better to obey rather than be a sacrifice.

Concern Wright
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Both Parents - Should train their Children from Infancy;

The fruitage of the belly is a reward; (Ps 127:3),  So, it is no surprise then, when parents greet the arrival of a newborn with great joy.

However, along with joy, the birth of a child brings serious responsibilities.  If the child is to take a firm stand … Read more

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Concern Wright answered Megan goodgirl's question

Megan goodgirl....... While money is necessary it is always good  to have a balanced view of money.

There is a saying, "Money makes the world go round".  There is some truth to that statement.  After all, it takes money to buy food, obtain clothing, and pay for rent or buy a home.  "The role of money … Read more

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Concern Wright answered Anonymous' question

Anonymous...most definitely be concerned!  Suicide has been called "a permanent solution to a temporary problem".  As hard as it may be to believe, a distressing circumstance - even one that seems beyond her control - may well be temporary. In fact, it can change for the better unexpectedly.  Even if that does not appen, it … Read more

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Anonymous.....Help for Single Moms;

Suggestions;

Look for support from trusted relatives and friends.  Why not make a list of people whom you can call on for help, whether for child care, transportation, home maintenance, or emotional support?  And keep the list current.  Also see what assistance is available through governmental and nongovernmental support.


Concern Wright
Concern Wright answered Anonymous' question

Anonymous...Generally, children love their parents, and parents love their children.  Although parents and chldren yearn to be close to one another, communicatioin is sometimes difficult.  Even when conversation may otherwise be frank and open.  In most cases, kids number one complaint about parents is that "they don't listen".  However, that problem is hardly one-sided.  Parents … Read more

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Concern Wright answered Anonymous' question

Anonymous......That's the challenge - Being a teenager is very very hard.

Communication plays a big role about everything?  And as a teenager you have nothing to say to parents.  Do you give clipped responses or ignite an argument that turns your home ground into a battleground.

Consider two factors that may contribute to the challenge.

Why it Happens;

The … Read more

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Concern Wright answered Anonymous' question

What is needed is good communication skills;

Communication is a vital tool that can.

1.  Help others understand you.

2.  Help you understand why what you want is being refused.

If you want to receive the privileges of a grown-up, it's only reasonable that you develop mature communication skills.  How can you do so?

Learn to control your emotions.

Good … Read more

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Anonymous.....You are a very fortunate young person that has parents that care about not only your well being but your safety as well.  Your parents have a strong desire to protect you.  Love moves them to say yes when they can but no when they have to  When you ask their permission to do something, … Read more

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Concern Wright answered HelpStop AnimalAbuse's question

There's a challenge to parenting - What can you do?

TAKE THE LEAD:  Your child will not accept your Role as a leader unless he sees you taking the lead.  So, in a balanced way, you need to assert your authority.  In recent decades,  some so-called experts have made the word "authority" sound harsh.  One even … Read more