This might sound silly, but I am absolutely petrified of children. For instance, the other day, I was taking a walk around a suburban neighborhood, and a child approached me with no adults around. The kid was just friendly and wanting to say, "Hi", but I didn't even wave back and just kept walking. Inside, I really wanted to be friendly and say, "Hi little guy. What's your name?". However, I was terrified to do this, because now-a-days everyone is so paranoid about sex offenders that I didn't want people to get the wrong idea about me. It seems like in the current time, in which we live, people will automatically assume that you are a predator, if you do so much as even talk to a child without an adult around. Also, if you are convicted of being a child predator, then you will become a sex offender. Oh and if you are labeled a sex offender, then you can never get a good job again, if any job PERIOD and you will be labeled socially as a monster. This terrifies me, so as a result, I generally have nothing to do with kids unless the parents are around. Are any other men here afraid of children?
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