I remember developing a nasty cursing phase towards the end of junior high. It wasn’t a pretty scene, thanks to my body’s constantly changing state of puberty, and it drove both of my parents crazy. While I knew it wasn’t good social etiquette to curse at my parents, it was hard not to because my parents would sometimes curse as well, and to make things worse, they often made themselves the exception.
James Lehman writes a very helpful piece on how to deal with children cursing at home, but more importantly, how to deal with cursing without completely degrading your vanquishing your child’s need to express their emotions. Every human deserves the right to feel the way they do – just in a more tasteful manner.
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Vivian is New York City-based food and culture enthusiast. When not working, you can find her traversing across the globe, frolicking around food markets, meeting new people at jazz bars, and immersing herself in art museums.