9 News : A Lakewood dad had to make a return the day after Christmas because the gift literally traumatized his family.
.... if finding a couple of 'racy' pictures on a Nintendo 3DS causes your whole family to end up 'traumatized' ('literally traumatized', no less(!)), then clearly those people need to be locked up in an asylum to protect them from whatever else life will throw at them. Geez, a kid finds some pictures of naked ladies. Big Deal. Just do your job as a parent, explain what it's about and that it's normal, and move on. Making a huge drama out of this is probably more 'traumatizing' for the kid than finding the pictures in the first place, cause now he's being taught that nudity and sex are supposedly stuff to be very much ashamed of and 'abnormal'... These parents should be ashamed of themselfs.
They must have been looking for some kind of way to throw a lawsuit. A responsible parent would have checked through the console first to make sure it's clear of any material. As for seeing pornographic material...please. The first time I saw porn was when I was 7. Didn't know what they were doing, yet I haven't turned out to be a lunatic or mass murderer.
We don't know what you have turned into, Racer-X :P
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why the hack that little boy crying lol? i mean i get why his dad cry but that boy why? lol. poor kid santa fap on his device before giving to him .jk
@Yi Long you are exceptionally naive in that statement. If you think exposing children to pornographic material is okay, you are indeed the one that needs to be locked up in an asylum. Sure the family may be milking it abit but if they bought that device new, it is incumbent on the company to ensure its suitability for its users. Just because you feel sex and nudity is normal, others do not have to comply to your thinking and have opinions of their own. For example Im not that squeemish towards animals tearing eachother apart in the wild, but if someone like a little girl was exposed to that unwittingly and was disturbed by it, they have every right to be upset. Im not going to go up to them and say "oh its natural, deal with it" I would be very worried if I had kids who were exposed to titties and naked girls or porn. Shit like that is simply unsuitable and Im sure any responsible parent would think so. Sure they need to be educated but that is done appropriately at a suitable time.
Obviously you shouldn't go around showing kids pornography as if it should be taken lightly (plus, good god, wouldn't that be creepy) but a brief look at the stuff shouldn't traumatize anyone. Parents simply need to treat it as any other kind of exposure their kids have had to things they don't understand. Explain that it's not something they need to worry about for a few years down the road. No reason to be afraid or ashamed of it.
Knowing that sex IS normal is not an opinion. It's a FACT. Everyone and every living this was created through some kind of reproduction process. I think that you are the naïve one if you think that lying to your children about how they were naturally created is right. I don't think for one second that what happened to them was acceptable by any means, but my main gripe is with them for over-reacting to some naked females. At the age of 5 I knew about sex, what it was, why people did it, and my parents were ministers in a church.
First thing I thought when I saw this article was they clearly haven't discovered the Internet yet. Searching google with safesearch off is gonna drive someone over the edge in that family. :D
Omfg, crying over porn? Big deal. Just people wanting attention!
its more like. "son, you are on tv, cry and look traumatised, we want to sue someone and get lots of moneysszzsszzzss...." gamestop needs to format old devices. its terrible for some so young to see these things.
The boy has probably already seen worse on the internet or TV -_- overreaction much
So the kid said "Dad, theres porn on it". How did he even know what porn was to begin with?? Clearly, it wasnt his first experience with it. Bad that it happened, but the parents are definitely milking this for a lawsuit.
Hope he gave them an earful. That's just unacceptable.
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