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Anything Wrong With This Photo?

A father plants what looks like a French kiss on the mouth of his ten year old daughter in a #proudfather moment.
Some people think this is perfectly ok, some don't. Blogger Myne Whitman and a commenter on FB find this innappropraite.
      The comment on the page says 
''call me old fashioned but dads should be kissing their daughters on the forehead, the cheeks or the hand. The lips is for the wife and they should be taught that the lips are for the man they will marry''. 

Reminds me of when I was a little girl of about 8 or 9, my dad had just returned from a trip and I saw him and my mum kiss on the mouth, then he carried me to hug me and I brought my mouth for my own kiss, daddy turned my face to the side and kissed me on the cheek (I remember internally cringing at this 'rejection'. LOL). The above comment just reminded me of that moment. 

So guys, the above picture; Perfectly OK or Make It Stop?


  1. I would say OK. Now reading the texts above, I say it boils down to letting kids know what is for who.
    That the girl kisses her dad on the mouth, doesn't mean she wouldn't know no one else should.

    1. Congratulations on your blog first year anniversary, Thelma!!! Great!

  2. Why are his eyes closed tho? That's what makes me uncomfortable

    1. Lols...i guess it's a default thing.

  3. Personally I wld say "Make it stop". This post reminds me of the lady breastfeeding in public. Some things are appropriate and some aren't even though it's happening among the family unit.


    I, as a mother kiss my kids on their foreheads and cheeks, not lips and I expect same from their dad. I do kiss my 1-year old little niece on the lips but never this intense and this is because of her age. I can't imagine someone (dad or not) kissing my 11-year old or 9-year old in this manner.


  5. Hian make it stop please this is beyond innapropriate. If it was a peck on the lip its ok not this kinda intense something how will he now kiss his wife, swallow her mouth?

  6. That just looks abnormal

  7. Make it stop. This looks quite intense. I have a friend whose dad used to peck on the lips. It was a peck and it looked chaste. This doesn't. I actually cringed when I saw this.

  8. its not a big deal..i kiss my grandparents on the lips..same with dad before we drifted...

  9. Happy Blog Anniversary Thelma love

  10. Happy Blog Anniversary Thelma love

  11. Errrr i dont c the bigdeal, the kid is 10 for crying out loud. I was like this with my dad though but i am much older now, i dont think this dude is frenchkissing, looks like an ordinary pic to me.

  12. What's this? This is a capital NO for me.

  13. its a peck but the dad happens to have a big mouth thereby looking like a french kiss.bloggitup


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