Would You Let Your 6-Year-Old Daughter Have A ‘Boyfriend?’

February 15, 2013  |  
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From Your Tango

Valentines Day is here, and love is in the air. To be honest, these days it warrants little more than a mention for me and my husband. After 20 years and 2 children together, the over-priced bouquets and twinkling trinkets have lost their appeal. Him doing the laundry every Sunday morning? Now that‘s a major turn-on.—

For our daughter, though, Valentines Day is a pretty big deal. She’s just about 7 years old and, like a lot of little girls, is enamored with hearts and flowers and the idea of love.

“I’m not in love with anyone,” she complained the other day from her carseat.

“That’s okay,” I told her. “You have lots of time to be in love.”

“Well, I was going to get married to someone,” she said, emphasizing the past tense. “But now I’m not.

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