I think she really means it. She wants Roger to be kind to her for who she is, not who her step-uncle is.
I think that is the reason why some people act so dramatically to mistakes, setbacks, and rejection. I read a story a few years ago where a teen attempted suicide because they did not get into the college they wanted, even though she had a good record and was accepted into another school.
I guess a manatee…
If rat had it, he would destroy Pastis once and for all!!!
If I had a name like Percival, I would punch someone two!!1
Maybe she will string him along and say " Sure, I know him, but first you gotta do something for ME!!!
If she did that, the girl would probably call the police on her….or her mom, who’s probably an ever bigger foul mouth, would
Personally, I think it depends on the kid. I got spanked too on rare occasions, but for me the revoking of privileges like TV, time with friends, etc. seemed to be more effective. If you take away what a kid loves, like TV or video games for a week or two, than can work wonders more than a few swats on a behind that can be soon forgotten
Maybe it’s like chocolate, tasty for humans but deadly for dogs
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