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A violent fear of children

Geez, you never know what they are going to do. You really need a plan for them.

Myself, I was a frightened child who never outgrew it.

Lol, what exactly do you mean by “violent” fear? Are you scared they’ll beat you up or what?

By violent I mean disturbing so that I don’t want to be in their presence. I’m afraid they’ll have needs I don’t understand.

Oh, sure. It’s good to always have their parents around to take care of that. Kids really do the darnedest things sometimes too.

I’m a bit scared of children too. Too noisy and chaotic and needy.

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Children are the salt of the earth. As Wordsworth put it “the Child is the Father”.

In our family it was more the father is the child.

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Yeah don’t worry. It’s pretty common for guys who don’t have kids or haven’t been around them much to have anxiety around them. Even people without mental health conditions.

I’m a girl - even some girls fear children.

Yeah true sorry.

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